Purposeful Speaking

ISBN-10: 0205532314

ISBN-13: 9780205532315

Edition: 2007

Authors: Arthur Koch

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Purposeful Speaking, 1/eis a 4-color version of Kochrsquo;s popular introduction to public speaking text, known for its intentionally-brief, nuts and bolts approach. nbsp; Considered the ldquo;best of the brief booksrdquo; available in the market,Purposeful Speakingnbsp;has been praised for itssimplicityandpractical, step-by-stepapproach to developing and delivering effective speeches.nbsp; The book continues to offer a clear, concise approach to the speechmaking process, allowing students to concentrate on the preparation, practice and presentation of their speeches without getting bogged down in theoretical discussions. nbsp; This version continues to provide a briefer, lower-cost alternative to traditional books, while offering an enhanced full-color design and expanded pedagogy, including all-new chapter reviews, exercises, running glossary and ldquo;Working with the Webrdquo; boxes.
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Book details

List price: $90.40
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 3/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Preface
The Communicative Act
Communication Breakdown
Listening
Barriers to Listening
Ways to Improve Listening
Note-Taking Tips
Say Something Worthwhile
Projecting Confidence
The Truth About Nervousness
How to Develop Self-Confidence
Ethics in Communication
Audience Analysis
Who Exactly Is My Audience?
What Response Can I Reasonably Expect from My Audience?
Will My Audience Find This Subject Useful?
Will My Audience Find This Subject Interesting?
What Is My Audience's Knowledge of My Subject?
What Demographic Characteristics Should I Consider about My Audience?
Is My Audience's Attitude Favorable, Indifferent, or Opposed?
An Opposed Audience
Audience Analysis Forms
Determine Your Purpose and Subject
Selecting a Subject
Specific Purpose
The Central Idea
The Introduction and Conclusion
Objectives of Introductions
Attention Step in Introductions
Types of Conclusions
Sample Full-Sentence Outline for a Speech to Instruct
Gathering SupportiveMaterial
Personal Experience and Knowledge
Clustering
The Library
The Librarian
Electronic Services
The Internet
Ethics in Using the Internet
The World Wide Web
E-Mail
Telnet
Usenet
Interviewing
Taking Notes
Bibliography
Supporting Your Ideas
Examples
Explanation
Statistics
Testimony
Comparison and Contrast
Visual Aids
Computer Generated Visual Aids
Combined Supports
Preparing the Content of Your Speech
Organizing Your Speech
Planning the Body
Decide on Main Points
Arranging Central Idea and Main Points
Outlining Your Speech
Body of Speech
Transitions
Delivering Your Speech
Impromptu Speeches
Manuscript Speeches
Memorized Speeches
Extemporaneous Speeches
Nonverbal Communication
Kinesics
Paralanguage
Effective Word Choice
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