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Speaker's Guidebook : Text and Reference

Speaker's Guidebook : Text and Reference - 3rd edition

Speaker's Guidebook : Text and Reference - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780312443184

ISBN10: 0312443188

Speaker
Edition: 3RD 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Bedford Books
Published:
International: No
Speaker

ISBN13: 9780312443184

ISBN10: 0312443188


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Summary

Public speaking is an essential skill both in the classroom and in public life. With thorough coverage, a unique tabbed and full-color format, and a low price, A Speaker's Guidebook is the most useful speech textbook available for students both in and outside of the speech classroom. This innovative book combines coverage of every topic typically taught in the public speaking course with an appealing design and quick reference features that get students to open the book and find what they need. For this revision, the authors have focused on providing even better solutions to some of students' toughest challenges.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

TAB 1. GETTING STARTED WITH CONFIDENCE

1. Becoming a Public Speaker
2. Giving It a Try: Preparing Your First Speech

TAB 2. PUBLIC SPEAKING BASICS

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

TAB 3. AUDIENCE ANALYSIS AND TOPIC SELECTION

6. Analyzing the Audience
7. Selecting a Topic and Purpose

TAB 4. SUPPORTING THE SPEECH

8. Developing Supporting Material
9. Locating Supporting Material
10. Using the Internet to Support Your Speech

TAB 5. ORGANIZING AND OUTLINING

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

TAB 6. INTRODUCTIONS, CONCLUSIONS, AND LANGUAGE

14. Developing the Introduction
15. Developing the Conclusion
16. Using Language to Style the Speech

TAB 7. VOCAL AND NON-VERBAL DELIVERY

17. Methods of Delivery
18. The Voice in Delivery
19. The Body in Delivery

TAB 8. PRESENTATION AIDS

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

TAB 9. FORMS OF SPEECHES

23. The Informative Speech
24. The Persuasive Speech
25. Developing Arguments for the Persuasive Speech
26. Structuring the Persuasive Speech
27. Special Occasion Speeches

TAB 10. SPEAKING BEYOND THE SPEECH CLASSROOM

28. Communicating in Groups
29. Business and Professional Presentations
30. Speaking in Other College Courses

TAB 11. SAMPLE SPEECHES

Informative Speeches
Persuasive Speeches
Special Occasion Speeches

TAB 12. REFERENCE APPENDICES

A. Guidelines for Debates
B. How to Handle Q and A Sessions
C. Preparing for Mediated Communication
D. Public Discussions: Panels and Symposiums
E. Commonly Mispronounced Words
F. Chicago Documentation
G. APA Documentation
H. MLA Documentation
I. CSE Documentation
J. IEEE Documentation
K. Glossary