Elements of Speechwriting and Public Speaking
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Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/1/1996
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.00" long x 0.75" tall
Acknowledgments. Introduction. I.;lt;tPREPARATION. 1.;lt;tKnow Your Audience. A Speech Gone Bad. Listener Biology and the Speech Environment. Listener Psychology. Listener Sociology. Typical Speech Settings. 2.;lt;tDecide What You Want to Achieve. Why Give a Speech? Five Kinds of Speeches to Reach Five Communication Goals. 3.;lt;tSelecting Your Topic. 4.;lt;tSpeech Construction. The Opening. The Body of the Speech. The Closing. 5.;lt;tPersonal, Clear, and Interesting. Personal, Not Remote. Clear, Not Confusing. Interesting, Not Dull. II.;lt;tDELIVERY. 6.;lt;tThe Hardware of Public Speaking. Your Script. Visual Aids, Props, and Handouts. 7.;lt;tAttitudes, Nerves, and Rehearsal. Attitudes and Expectations. Nerves. Elements of Effective Rehearsal. 8.;lt;tElements of Effective Presentation. Nonverbal Communication in General. Eyes. Face. Body. Clothing. Voice. 9.;lt;tBuilding Oratorical Power. How to Affect Tone. Nine Rhetorical Techniques for Memorability and Persuasiveness. III.;lt;tTOPICS OF SPECIAL INTEREST. 10.;lt;tThe Elements of Persuasion. Philosophers on Persuasion. Politicians on Persuasion. Psychologists on Persuasion. The Pragmatics of Persuasion. Effective Argumentation. Persuasive Body Language. 11.;lt;tHumor. First Considerations. Kinds of Humor that Work Well in Speeches. Six Rules of Lip. Tricks and Techniques. Onward. Notes. Index.