New PDF release: A Speaker's Guidebook: Text and Reference (6th Edition)

By Dan O'Hair, Rob Stewart, Hannah Rubenstein

ISBN-10: 1457663538

ISBN-13: 9781457663536

A Speaker's Guidebook is the simplest source for public talking within the school room, at the activity, and in the neighborhood. Praised for connecting with scholars who use it (and maintain it!) yr after 12 months, this tabbed, comb-bound textual content covers all of the themes as a rule taught within the introductory path and is the easiest-to-use public talking textual content to be had. In each version, together with this one, enormous quantities of teachers have helped with the e-book concentrate on overcoming the basic demanding situations of the general public conversing school room.

Print and electronic instruments converge during this variation to aid scholars with each point of the speech development approach. a brand new, attractive choice of speech video clips, followed via questions, version speech concepts whereas the adaptive quizzing application, LearningCurve, creates a customized studying event adjusted to every person.

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8) Enhance Your Career as a Student • Hone your researching, writing and outlining, reasoning, critical thinking, and listening skills. (p. 9) • Deliver better oral presentations in other courses, including speaking in science and mathematics, technical, social science, arts and humanities, education, nursing and allied health, and business courses. (p. 9) Find New Opportunities for Civic Engagement • Use public speaking to become more involved in addressing issues you care about. (p. 9) • Become a more active participant in our democracy.

173 Restrict the Number of Main Points 174 Restrict Each Main Point to a Single Idea 174 Use Supporting Points to Substantiate Your Claims 175 Pay Close Attention to Coordination and Subordination 176 Recheck Division of Main and Subpoints 177 Strive for a Unified, Coherent, and Balanced Outline 177 c CHECKLIST: Do the Speech Points Reflect Unity, Coherence, and Balance? indd xxxix LearningCurve adaptive quizzing e-readings 21/10/14 5:01 PM xl Contents Offer Unusual Information 221 Use Humor—Perhaps 221 c SELF-ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST: Using Humor Appropriately 222 Refer to the Audience and Establish Common Ground 222 c A CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE: Humor and Culture: When the Jokes Fall Flat 223 Refer to the Occasion 223 Preview the Purpose and Topic 224 Establish Your Credibility as a Speaker 224 Preview the Main Points 224 Motivate the Audience to Accept Your Goals 225 SELF-ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST: How Effective Is Your Introduction?

9) Find New Opportunities for Civic Engagement • Use public speaking to become more involved in addressing issues you care about. (p. 9) • Become a more active participant in our democracy. (p. 9) • Learn the rules of engagement for effective and ethical public discourse. (p. E. and referred to making effective speeches, particularly those of a persuasive nature. (p. 10) • Public speaking played a central role in the development of democracy in ancient Greece and Rome and remains an essential tool in safeguarding democracy today.

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