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Say it like Shakespeare : how to give a speech like Hamlet, persuade like Henry V, and other secrets from the world's greatest communicator

Author: Thomas Leech
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses examples from William Shakespeare to teach others how to become effective communicators.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Leech
ISBN: 0071412972 9780071412971 9780071373159 0071373152
OCLC Number: 45991690
Description: v, 314 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Part I. The path to better communication --
1. Why the Bard as communication guru? --
2. Exceeding wise or counterfeit rascal: What's your personal scorecard? --
3. Mend your speech a little: Ready to go? --
Part II. The sender's role --
4. Speak the speech, trippingly: Tune up that voice --
5. Speak plain and to the purpose: Enhancing language power --
6. Is your English frittered?: Overcoming language deficiencies --
7. Suit the action to the word: Body language that works for you --
8. Let the apparel proclaim the man (and woman): Appearance as a positive factor --
9. Get into a winning state of mind --
Part III. The receiver and feedback roles --
10. Bestow the sense of ... hey there, are you listening? --
11. Receiver meets sender in Q & A --
12. Test the verbosity to the argument: Sharpen your critical listening skill --
Part IV. Getting a good message --
13. Tuning in: First, do your homework --
14. To speak and purpose not?: Set your approach --
15. Bait the hook well: Organize your material --
16. Let us tell sad stories: Develop the substance --
Part V. The medium supports the message --
17. Alas, poor Yorick: Apply visual aids well --
18. Silence that dreadful bell!: Use the medium wisely --
Part VI. Competitive communication --
19. Gather your team: Once more unto the breech! --
20. The readiness is all: Prepare well --
21. Unveil that knave!: This is a competition --
22. A hit, a very palpable hit! You won! --
23. Done to death by slanderous tongues! Uh-oh, you lost --
Part VII. Continuing onward --
24. Speak, it's your cue: Moving forward --
Credits --
Index of famous lines --
Index.
Responsibility: Thomas Leech.

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