Cengage Advantage Books: Essentials of Public Speaking by Cheryl Hamilton

By Cheryl Hamilton

Filled with pattern speeches illustrating what to do, in addition to lots of examples detailing what to not do that value-priced public talking textual content equips you with the basic abilities and theories had to develop into an efficient public speaker. necessities OF PUBLIC talking gives you plentiful useful recommendation and likewise bargains interesting discussions at the function of ethics in public conversing in addition to up to date insurance on successfully utilizing know-how in speech improvement and supply. a robust emphasis on visible aids contains an insightful, four-color insert detailing easy methods to get the main out of your presentation fabrics. This variation positive aspects prolonged emphasis on severe pondering talents and pupil actions, in addition to sensible software of persuasive talking thought. With necessities OF PUBLIC talking, 5e you furthermore mght give you the chance of together with a wealth of studying assets like Speech Builder exhibit 3.0 speech-outlining software program, InfoTrac university variation, pattern outlines, and extra. it's a useful source at a cost fee.

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One-point speech: State a personal opinion, and clarify the reasons for your opinion. Personal opinion speech: State a personal opinion, and either clarify your position or persuade the audience to your way of thinking. Pet-peeve speech: Select something that irritates you (such as drivers who tailgate), and explain why it bothers you so much. For more on special occasion speeches, see Chapter 14. *Adapted from Virgil R. Miller (2004). Communication Teacher, 18(1), 17–19. B. Next, decide on the exact purpose for your speech.

Parental guidance 4. Age 5. Authority 6. Compromise 7. Devotion 8. Patience 9. Indirectness 10. Hospitality CHAPTER 1 P u b l i c S p e a k i n g , E t h i c s , a n d Yo u Verbal, Visual, and Vocal Codes The messages conveyed to your audience consist of symbols carried by light waves and sound waves. Each time you speak to an audience in person, three communication codes carry your messages: (1) the verbal code, which includes spoken and written words; (2) the visual code, which includes personal appearance, facial expression, eye contact, and visual aids; and (3) the vocal code, which includes tone of voice, volume, pitch, rate, emphasis, and vocal quality.

Compare these value differences with the individualistic/ collectivistic and low context/high context cultures discussed in Chapter 3. To minimize encoding/decoding problems, keep the audience’s frames of reference in mind. Try to anticipate possible misunderstandings and, by carefully choosing your words and examples, avoid many potential problems. 2 The Top 10 Cultural Values of Citizens from the United States, Japan, and Arab Countries Differences in Cultural Values Citizens from the United States 1.

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