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How to write & give a speech : a practical guide for executives, PR people, the military, fund-raisers, politicians, educators, and anyone who has to make every word count

Author: Joan Detz
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd rev. edView all editions and formats
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Explains how to write and deliver an effective speech, covering such aspects as humor, nervousness, subject research, memorable style, team presentations, international audiences, question and answer sessions, audiovisual tools, and copyright.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Detz
ISBN: 0312302738 9780312302733
OCLC Number: 49894077
Description: xx, 202 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: ch. 1 So you've been asked to give a speech. Now what? --
ch. 2 Assessing your audience --
ch. 3 Where and when will you speak? --
ch. 4 How to research a speech --
ch. 5 Writing the speech --
ch. 6 How to make it simple --
ch. 7 Style --
ch. 8 Special-occcasion speeches --
ch. 9 The Nitty-gritty details --
ch. 10 Delivery --
ch. 11 Media coverage --
ch. 12 Media coverage --
ch. 13 Interantional speeches --
ch. 14 Speakers bureaus --
ch. 15 Speechwriters: how to hire one and how to work with one--
Appendix: Useful books, web sites and professional organizations.
Other Titles: How to write and give a speech
Responsibility: Joan Detz.
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