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By Dan O'Hair, Rob Stewart, Hannah Rubenstein

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 yr, this tabbed, comb-bound textual content covers the entire themes normally taught within the introductory path and is the easiest-to-use public conversing textual content on hand. In each variation, together with this one, thousands of teachers have helped with the booklet concentrate on overcoming the elemental demanding situations of the general public conversing school room.

Print and electronic instruments converge during this version to assist scholars with each point of the speech construction technique. a brand new, wonderful choice of speech movies, followed by way of questions, version speech suggestions whereas the adaptive quizzing software, LearningCurve, creates a personalised studying event adjusted to every person.

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13) Recognize Unique Aspects of Public Speaking • More so than writers, successful speakers generally use familiar words, easy-to-follow sentences, and transitional words and phrases. (p. 13) • Spoken language is often more interactive and inclusive of the audience than written language. (p. 13) Become an Inclusive Speaker • Try to identify and respectfully address the diversity of values and viewpoints held by audience members. (p. 14) • Work toward making every member of the audience feel recognized and included in your message.

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. (p. 11) • The ancient Greek agora and the Roman forum exist today as physical spaces, such as town halls as well as virtual forums streamed to listeners online. (p. 11) • The canons of rhetoric, a five-part speechmaking process developed in ancient Greece, remain relevant for today’s public speaker.

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?

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