The Essential Elements of Public Speaking

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-12-27
  • Publisher: Pearson
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This brief, skills-oriented and highly interactive presentation of the essentials of public speaking emphasizes the latest research methods, as well as critical thinking and listening skills.The Essential Elements of Public Speakingis a concise, yet comprehensive exploration of the essentials that the beginning public speaker needs to prepare, research, and deliver an effective public speech.

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Welcome toThe Essential Elements of Public Speaking
Introducing Public Speaking
Preparing and Presenting a Public Speech (In Brief)
Listening and Criticism
Selecting Your Topic, Purpose, and Thesis
Analyzing and Adapting to Your Audience
Using Supporting Materials and Visual Aids
Organizing Your Speech
Wording Your Speech
Presenting Your Speech
Informing Your Audience
Persuading Your Audience
Speaking on Special Occasions
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