Concise Public Speaking Handbook

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2010-12-27
  • Publisher: Pearson
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The Concise Public Speaking Handbook3eoffers the authors#x19; unique, audience-centered approach in a brief and inexpensive spiral-bound book.#xA0;The comprehensive coverage of key public speaking topics and skills makes this new offering an ideal option for anyone looking to improve their public speaking skills and delivery; and its low cost makes it affordable as well.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Introduction

1.    Speaking in Public

2.    The Audience-Centered Speechmaking Process

3.    Ethics and Free Speech

4.    Improving Your Confidence


Part 2. Analyzing an Audience

5.    Listening

6.    Analyzing Your Audience

7.    Adapting to Your Audience As You Speak


Part 3. Preparing a Speech

8.    Developing Your Speech

9.    Gathering Supporting Material

10.    Supporting Your Speech


Part 4. Crafting a Speech

11.  Organizing Your Speech

12.  Developing an Introduction

13.  Developing a Conclusion

14.  Outlining and Editing Your Speech

15.  Using Words Well


Part 5. Delivering a Speech
16. Methods of Delivery

17.  Nonverbal Communication

18.  Verbal Communication

19.  Delivering Your Speech

20.  Selecting Presentation Aids

21.  Designing and Using Presentation Aids


Part 6. Types of Speeches

22.  Informative Speaking

23.  Understanding Principles of Persuasive Speaking

24.  Using Persuasive Strategies

25.  Speaking on Special Occasions

26.  Speaking in Small Groups






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