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Public Speaking for College and Career - Guidebook - With 2 CD's

Public Speaking for College and Career - Guidebook - With 2 CD's - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073295305

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ISBN13: 978-0073295305
ISBN10: 0073295302
Edition: 8TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2008
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Public Speaking for College and Career - Guidebook - With 2 CD's - 8TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073295305

Hamilton Gregory

ISBN13: 978-0073295305
ISBN10: 0073295302
Edition: 8TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

With its wealth of student and work-oriented examples, Public Speaking for College and Career offers a practical, accessible, and non-intimidating approach to public speaking. This trusted text shows students how to achieve clarity and confidence during the speeches they must give in college classes, in career settings, and in their communities. The new edition offers a rich variety of examples, stories, photos, and four new sample speeches. Other major changes include updated Internet and library research techniques and expanded discussions on how to properly credit sources.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Foundations of Effective Communication

Chapter 1. Introduction to Public Speaking
Chapter 2. Controlling Nervousness
Chapter 3. Listening

Part 2. Developing a Focus

Chapter 4. Reaching the Audience
Chapter 5. Selecting Topic, Purpose, and Central Idea

Part 3. Preparing Content

Chapter 6. Finding Information
Chapter 7. Evaluating Information & Avoiding Plagiarism
Chapter 8. Supporting Your Ideas
Chapter 9. Visual Aids

Part 4. Organizing the Speech

Chapter 10. The Body of the Speech
Chapter 11. Introductions and Conclusions
Chapter 12. Outlining the Speech

Part 5. Presenting the Speech

Chapter 13. Wording the Speech
Chapter 14. Delivering the Speech

Part 6. Types of Public Speaking

Chapter 15. Speaking to Inform
Chapter 16. Speaking to Persuade
Chapter 17. Persuasive Strategies
Chapter 18. Special Types of Speeches
Chapter 19. Speaking in Groups
Appendix. Sample Speeches
Glossary
End Notes
Index

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