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How to speak, how to listen

Author: Mortimer Jerome Adler
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, [1983] ©1983
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains how to apply communication skills to speaking, listening and conversation.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Adler, Mortimer Jerome, 1902-2001.
How to speak, how to listen.
New York : Macmillan, c1983
(OCoLC)644982499
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mortimer Jerome Adler
ISBN: 0025005707 9780025005709
OCLC Number: 9193948
Description: viii, 280 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Pt. 1 Prologue --
The untaught skills --
The solitary and the social --
Pt. 2 Uninterrupted speech --
"That's just rhetoric!" --
The "sales talk" and other forms of persuasive speech --
Lectures and other forms of instructive speech - Preparing and delivering a speech --
Pt. 3 Silent listening --
With the mind's ear --
Writing while and after listening --
Pt. 4 Two-way talk --
Question and answer sessions: forums --
The variety of conversations --
How to make conversation profitable and pleasurable --
The meeting of minds --
Seminars: teaching and learning by discussion --
Pt. 5 Epilogue --
Conversation in human life.
Responsibility: Mortimer J. Adler.

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