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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.
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Featuring how-tos, illustrated with pithy examples, insights, and witticisms from Shakespeare's works, this book looks at what goes into successful communication. Among other things, readers learn  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Leech, Thomas.
Say it like Shakespeare.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2001
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Leech
ISBN: 0071382704 9780071382700
OCLC Number: 50553562
Description: 1 online resource (v, 314 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part I: The Path to Better Communication. Chapter 1: Why the Bard as Communication Guru? Chapter 2: Exceeding Wise or Counterfeit Rascal: What's Your Personal Scorecard? Chapter 3: Mend Your Speech a Little: Ready to Go? Part II: The Sender's Role. Chapter 4: Speak the Speech, Trippingly: Tune Up That Voice. Chapter 5: Speak Plain and to the Purpose: Enhancing Language Power. Chapter 6: Is Your English Frittered? Overcoming Language Deficiencies. Chapter 7: Suit the Action to the Word: Body Language That Works for You. Chapter 8: Let the Apparel Proclaim the Man (and Woman): Appearance as a Positive Factor. Chapter 9: Get Into a Winning State of Mind. Part III: The Receiver and Feedback Roles. Chapter 10: Bestow the Sense of. Hey There, Are You Listening? Chapter 11: Receiver Meets Sender in Q&A. Chapter 12: Test the Verbosity to the Argument: Sharpen Your Critical Listening Skill. Part IV: Getting a Good Message. Chapter 13: Tuning In: First, Do Your Homework. Chapter 14: To Speak and Purpose Not? Set Your Approach. Chapter 15: Bait the Hook Well: Organize Your Material. Chapter 16: Let Us Tell Sad Stories: Develop the Substance. Part V: The Medium Supports the Message. Chapter 17: Alas, Poor Yorick: Apply Visual Aids Well. Chapter 18: Silence That Dreadful Bell! Use the Medium Wisely. Part VI: Competitive Communication. Chapter 19: Gather Your Team: Once More Unto the Breech! Chapter 20: The Readiness Is All: Prepare Well. Chapter 21: Unveil That Knave! This Is a Competition. Chapter 22: A Hit, a Very Palpable Hit! You Won! Chaptet 23: Done to Death by Slanderous Tongues! Uh-Oh, You Lost. Part VII: Continuing Onward. Chapter 24: Speak--It's Your Cue: Moving Forward. Credits. Index of Famous Lines.
Responsibility: Thomas Leech.


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