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Communicating Effectively in English : Oral Communication for Non-Native Speakers

Communicating Effectively in English : Oral Communication for Non-Native Speakers - 2nd edition

Communicating Effectively in English : Oral Communication for Non-Native Speakers - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780534172688

ISBN10: 0534172687

Communicating Effectively in English : Oral Communication for Non-Native Speakers by Patricia A. Porter - ISBN 9780534172688
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
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Communicating Effectively in English : Oral Communication for Non-Native Speakers by Patricia A. Porter - ISBN 9780534172688

ISBN13: 9780534172688

ISBN10: 0534172687

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 92

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Summary

Presents a highly interactive, experiential format for developing stronger speaking and listening skills in a variety of

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. UNDERSTANDING YOUR AUDIENCE AND BEING UNDERSTOOD.

Introduction.
How Do You Feel About Communicating.
Learning About Your Audience.
Assignment: Gathering and Reporting Information About Your Classmates.
Preparing Your Report. Delivering Your Report.
Listening to and Evaluating the Reports.

2. GETTING INFORMATION: INTERVIEWS AND CONFERENCES.

Sample Interview.
Communicating.
Interviewing and Participating in a Conference.
Assignment: Interview a Classmate and Reporting on Your Interview.
Assignment: Consulting an Instructor or Supervisor and Reporting on Your Conference. Reporting on Your Interview and Your Conference.

3. PROVIDING INFORMATION: INSTRUCTIONS AND DEMONSTRATIONS.

Sample Speech.
Demonstrating Processes or Providing Instructions.
Assignment: Giving an Instructive or Demonstration Speech. Finding a Topic.
Organizing the Body of Your Speech.
Preparing Your Conclusion.
Preparing Your Introduction.
Using Visual Aids.
Presenting Your Speech.
Listening and Evaluating.

4. PROVIDING INFORMATION: GROUP DISCUSSIONS AND PRESENTATIONS.

Sample Group Discussion.
Participating in Small Group Discussions and Giving Presentations.
Assignment: Giving a Group Presentation.
Finding Your Topic.
Keeping Your Discussion on Track.
Exploring Your Topic.
Organizing Your Presentation.
Planning the Closing, Opening, and Transitions Between Speakers.
Preparing to Respond to Questions. Preparing Your Notes and Visual Aids.
Practicing and Evaluating the Presentations.

5. PERSUADING OTHERS: SOLVING A PROBLEM.

Introductory Dialog.
Solving a Problem.
Assignment: Giving a Problem/Solution Speech.
Choosing Appropriate Problems.
Gathering Information for Your Presentation.
Organizing the Body of Your Speech.
Preparing Your Conclusion. Preparing Your Introduction.
Delivering and Evaluating Problem/Solution Speeches.

6. PERSUADING OTHERS: TAKING A POSITION.

Resource Article.
Speaking to Persuade.
Assignment: Giving a Persuasive Speech.
Expressing Opinions. Preparing Your Speech.
Presenting Your Speech.
Listening and Evaluating.
Participating in Panel Discussions.
Listening and Evaluating.

PRONUNCIATION.