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Speaker's Compact Handbook, Revised

Speaker's Compact Handbook, Revised - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0495570790

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ISBN13: 978-0495570790
ISBN10: 0495570796
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 09
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Published: 2009
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Speaker's Compact Handbook, Revised - 2ND 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0495570790

Jo Sprague

ISBN13: 978-0495570790
ISBN10: 0495570796
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 09
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE SPEAKER'S COMPACT HANDBOOK Second Edition equips you with the essential information tips and tools you need to be an effective public speaker. Its spiral-bound quick-reference format makes the handbook easy to use. And because each of its succinct chapters can stand alone you can jump exactly to the topic you need to help you create a great speech. Two simple features--Key Points and Checklists--help you stay on track throughout the speech-building process. In addition to the material within the handbook online interactive tools like Speech Builder Express 3.0 and InfoTrac College Edition help further develop your public speaking skills.

Table of Contents

Part I: APPROACHING PUBLIC SPEAKING.

1. Understanding Speaking.

2. Listening.

3. Speaking Ethically.

4. Overcoming Fear of Speaking.

Part II: TAILORING YOUR SPEECH TO ITS CONTEXT.

5. Analyzing Speech Contexts.

6. Educational Context.

7. Workplace Context.

8. Civic and Political Context.

9. Social and Ceremonial Context.

Part III: PLANNING YOUR SPEECH.

10. Managing Your Preparation Time.

11. Topic Selection and Analysis.

12. Analyzing Your Audience.

Part IV: FINDING AND USING RESOURCES.

13. Having a Research Strategy.

14. Finding Print Internet and Other Electronic Materials.

15. Interviewing People About Your Topic.

16. Identifying and Recording Evidence.

Part V: ORGANIZING YOUR IDEAS AND INFORMATION.

17. Exploring Your Ideas and Potential Points.

18. Choosing Points That Work.

19. Arranging Points.

20. Outlining.

21. Building Sound Arguments.

Part VI: GETTING YOUR IDEAS ACROSS.

22. Developing Informative Strategies.

23. Developing Persuasive Strategies.

24. Presenting Your Reasoning.

25. Using Motivational Appeals.

26. Establishing Credibility.

27. Designing Presentation Aids.

Part VII: CRAFTING YOUR SPEECH.

28. Selecting Your Mode of Delivery.

29. Using Language Effectively.

30. Capturing Attention and Interest.

31. Creating Effective Introductions and Conclusions.

32. Linking Speech Components.

33. Practicing Your Speech.

Part VIII: PRESENTING YOUR SPEECH.

34. Achieving Effective Vocal Delivery.

35. Achieving Effective Physical Delivery.

36. Using Your Presentation Aids.

37. Answering Questions.

Appendix A: Annotated Sample Outline and Speech.

Appendix B: Citation Guidelines.

Appendix C: Common Pronunciation Errors and Common Usage Errors.

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