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Author: Albert J Vasile
Publisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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This speech textbook for a one semester course offers suggestions for effectively delivering a speech, sharpening listening skills, outlining a talk, speaking persuasively, incorporating visual aids,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vasile, Albert J.
Speak with confidence.
Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©2004
(OCoLC)891711576
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert J Vasile
ISBN: 0205378005 9780205378005
OCLC Number: 51477864
Description: xviii, 426 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I just can't wait to starat this course --
Your first talk: I'd like to introduce myself --
You don't have to say it to convey it --
You can overhear, but you can't overlisten --
Make it clear, concise, correct and cohesive --
Know your listeners and speak their language --
Selecting a speech topic and doing research --
Putting it all together --
Delivering your speech --
Let's be informative --
Let's be persuasive --
Show and tell: adding sight to sound --
Saying a few words: very few! --
Let's meet and discuss it --
What to you say after you say "Hello"? --
Appendix A: Speeches to study: Speech to the U.S. Congress / General Norman Schwarzkopf --
"Ich bin ein Berliner" / John F. Kennedy --
"I have a dream" / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
"Mark Twain's first appearance" / Mark Twain --
"Choices and change" / Barbara Bush --
President George W. Bush's speech on terrorism --
Appendix B: Suggested speech topics: More topic suggestions for an informative talk --
More topic suggestions for a persuasive talk --
More topic suggestions for a demonstration talk --
Appendix C: Common sexist words and phrases and suggested nonsexist alternatives --
Appendix D: Commonly mispronounced words.
Responsibility: Albert J. Vasile.

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