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A Speaker's Guidebook: Text and Reference

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2017-12-21
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
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Examine the basic elements to superior speechmaking -- listening, ethics, credibility, and persuasion as Speaker's Guidebook: Text and Reference prepares you to deliver successful speeches in the classroom, on the job, and within your community.

Table of Contents

Getting Started with Confidence
1. Becoming a Public Speaker
2. Giving It a Try: Preparing Your First Speech

Public Speaking Basics
3. Managing Speech Anxiety
4. Listeners and Speakers
5. Ethical Public Speaking

Audience Analysis and Topic Selection?
6. Analyzing the Audience?
7. Selecting a Topic and Purpose

Supporting the Speech
8. Developing Supporting Materials
9. Finding Credible Print and Online Materials
10. Citing Sources in Your Speech

Organizing and Outlining
11. Organizing the Body of the Speech
12. Types of Organizational Arrangements?
13. Outlining the Speech

Introductions, Conclusions, and Language?
14. Developing the Introduction?
15. Developing the Conclusion?
16. Using Language to Style the Speech

Vocal and Nonverbal Delivery?
17. Methods of Delivery
18. The Voice in Delivery?
19. The Body in Delivery

Presentation Aids
20. Using Presentation Aids in the Speech?
21. Designing Presentation Aids?
22. Using Presentation Software

Forms of Speeches
23. The Informative Speech
24. The Persuasive Speech?
25. Developing Arguments for the Persuasive Speech?
26. Organizing the Persuasive Speech?
27. Special Occasion Speeches

Speaking Beyond the Speech Classroom?
28. Preparing Online Presentations
29. Collaborating and Presenting in Groups?
30. Business and Professional Presentations?
31. Speaking in Your Other Courses

Sample Speeches
Sample Informative Speech
Sample Persuasive Speeches
Sample Special Occasion Speeches

Reference and Research Appendices
?Commonly Mispronounced Words
B.?Chicago Documentation
C.?APA Documentation

Online Appendices
?Handling Question and Answer Sessions
F.?Preparing for TV and Radio Communication?
G.?Public Discussions: Panels, Symposiums, Forums
H.?MLA Documentation
I.?CBE/CSE Documentation
J.?IEEE Documentation


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