A Speaker's Guidebook: Text and Reference (6th Edition) by Dan O'Hair, Rob Stewart, Hannah Rubenstein PDF

By Dan O'Hair, Rob Stewart, Hannah Rubenstein

ISBN-10: 1457663538

ISBN-13: 9781457663536

A Speaker's Guidebook is the simplest source for public conversing within the lecture room, at the task, and locally. Praised for connecting with scholars who use it (and preserve it!) 12 months after 12 months, this tabbed, comb-bound textual content covers the entire issues often taught within the introductory direction and is the easiest-to-use public talking textual content on hand. In each variation, together with this one, hundreds and hundreds of teachers have helped with the ebook concentrate on overcoming the elemental demanding situations of the general public talking lecture room.

Print and electronic instruments converge during this version to assist scholars with each point of the speech development method. a brand new, beautiful number of speech movies, observed by means of questions, version speech concepts whereas the adaptive quizzing software, LearningCurve, creates a personalised studying event adjusted to every person.

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372 What Is the Attitude of the Audience? indd xlviii LearningCurve adaptive quizzing e-readings 21/10/14 5:01 PM Contents xlix Be Dynamic 399 Make Your Goal Clear 399 c CHECKLIST: Delivering a Successful Speech of Inspiration 400 Close with a Dramatic Ending 400 c ETHICALLY SPEAKING: Tailor Your Message to the Audience and Occasion 400 c SAMPLE VISUALLY ANNOTATED SPEECH: “Love the Process”: A Soccer Star’s Philosophy of Life, Yael Averbuch 401 SPEAKING BEYOND THE SPEECH CLASSROOM SPEAKER’S REFERENCE CHAPTER 28 411 Preparing Online Presentations 418 Apply Your Knowledge of Face-to-Face Speaking 418 Plan for the Unique Demands of Online Delivery 418 Review the Equipment 418 Focus on Vocal Variety 420 Focus on a Conversational Style of Speaking 420 Practice the Presentation 420 Provide Superior Visual Aids 420 Real-Time or Recorded?

226 CHAPTER 15 Developing the Conclusion 227 Functions of Conclusions 227 c CHECKLIST: Guidelines for Preparing the Conclusion 227 Signal the Close of a Speech and Provide Closure 228 Summarize the Key Points 228 Reiterate the Topic and Speech Purpose 228 Challenge the Audience to Respond 229 Make the Conclusion Memorable 229 Use Quotations 230 Tell a Story 230 Pose a Rhetorical Question 231 Bring Your Speech Full Circle 231 c SELF-ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST: How Effective Is Your Conclusion? indd xl LearningCurve adaptive quizzing e-readings 21/10/14 5:01 PM Contents xli Use Concrete Language and Vivid Imagery 235 Offer Vivid Imagery 235 Use Descriptive Adjectives and Strong Verbs 235 c CHECKLIST: Is Your Speech Language Concrete?

George Luker, USAF Academy; Joseph Martinez, El Paso Community College; Virgil Moberg, Flagler College; Carlos Perez, Maple Woods Community College; Jean Perry, Glendale Community College; Tina Pieraccini, State University of New York, Oswego; Lora Sager, Greenville Technical College; Dr. Roy Schwartzmann, Northwest Missouri State University; John Kares Smith, State University of New York, Oswego; Kimberly Terrill, Francis Marion University; and Glenda Treadaway, Appalachian State University. indd xxviii 21/10/14 5:01 PM Contents How to Use This Book and Digital Resources v Preface xi GETTING STARTED WITH CONFIDENCE SPEAKER’S REFERENCE CHAPTER 1 3 Becoming a Public Speaker 7 Why Study Public Speaking?

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