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The art of public speaking

Author: Stephen Lucas
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 11th edView all editions and formats
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Art of Public Speaking

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Lucas
ISBN: 9780073406732 0073406732 9780077622312 0077622316 9780077687885 0077687884 9780071310413 007131041X
OCLC Number: 748674664
Description: 1 v. (various pagings) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Speaking and listening --
1. Speaking in public --
Power of public speaking --
Public speaking and conversation --
Developing confidence --
Public speaking and critical thinkings --
Speech communication process --
Public speaking in a multicultural world --
Cultural diversity and public speaking --
Ethnocentrism --
2. Ethics and public speaking --
Guidelines for ethical speaking --
Plagiarism --
Guidelines for ethical listening --
3. Listening --
Listening and critical thinking --
Four causes of poor listening --
How to become a better listener --
4. Giving your first speech --
Preparing your speech --
Delivering your speech --
pt. II. Speech preparation : getting started --
5. Selecting a topic and a purpose --
Specific purpose --
Phrasing the central idea --
6. Analyzing the audience --
Audience-centeredness --
Classmates as an audience --
Psychology of audiences --
Demographic audience analysis --
Situation audience analysis --
Getting information about the audience --
Adapting to the audience --
7. Gathering materials --
Using your own knowledge and experience --
Doing library research --
Librarians --
The catalogue --
Reference works --
Newspaper and periodical databases --
Academic databases --
Searching the Internet --
Search engines --
Evaluating Internet documents --
Interviewing --
Tips for doing research --
8. Supporting your ideas --
Examples --
Statistics --
Testimony --
Citing sources orally --
pt. III. Speech preparation : organizing and outlining --
9. Organizing the body of the speech --
Main points --
Supporting materials --
Connectives --
10. Beginning and ending the speech --
The introduction --
The conclusion --
11. Outlining the speech --
The preparation outline --
The speaking outline --
pt. IV. Presenting the speech --
12. Using language --
Meaning of words --
Using language accurately --
Using language clearly --
Using language vividly --
Using language appropriately --
Inclusive language --
13. Delivery --
Good delivery --
Methods of delivery --
The speaker's voice --
The speaker's body --
Practicing delivery --
Answering audience questions --
14. Using visual aids --
Kinds of visual aids --
Guidelines for preparing visual aids --
Guidelines for presenting visual aids --
pt. V. Varieties of public speaking --
15. Speaking to inform --
Types of informative speeches : analysis and organization --
Guidelines for informative speaking --
16. Speaking to persuade --
Importance of persuasion --
Ethics and persuasion --
Psychology of persuasion --
Persuasive speeches on questions of fact --
Persuasive speeches on questions of value --
Persuasive speeches on questions of policy --
17. Methods of persuasion --
Building credibility --
Using evidence --
Reasoning --
Appealing to emotions --
18. Speaking on special occasions --
Speeches of introduction --
Speeches of presentation --
Speeches of acceptance --
Commemorative speeches --
19. Speaking in small groups --
What is a small group? --
Responsibilities in a small group --
The reflective-thinking method --
Presenting the recommendations of the group --
Appendix : speeches for analysis and discussion --
I have a dream / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Ramadan --
The horrors of puppy mills --
Bursting the antibacterial bubble --
My crazy Aunt Sue --
Questions of culture / Sajjid Zahir Chinoy.
Responsibility: Stephen E. Lucas.

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