Speaking for Success

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-07-11
  • Publisher: Cengage

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SPEAKING FOR SUCCESS is a fresh new approach that gives tools needed to communicate with confidence. This text provides a thorough overview and hands-on practice in the speech communication skills essential for life and work success. Whether talking person to person, in a group, or in front of an audience, plenty of practical applications give hands on experience in: practicing effective speaking, handling conversations, participating in teams, and gaining confidence in delivering formal and informal presentations. SPEAKING FOR SUCCESS also helps students prepare for competitive events and includes the WinningEdge logo to identify those opportunities. Students can immediately apply and practice communications skills making class fun, dynamic, and one they'll always remember.

Table of Contents

Communicating On All Channels
You Are a Coded Communication Channel
Speech is an Oral Language Code
Paralanguage Flavors the Verbal Message
Nonverbal Codes Send Silent Messages
Communicating Person to Person
Building Confidence
Developing Interpersonal Skills
Interviewing Successfully
Communicating In Groups
Speaking in Groups
Informative and Persuasive Speaking
Communicating With An Audience
Designing a Message for an Audience
Researching and Organizing Ideas
Polishing Your Presentation
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