Cengage Advantage Books: Building a Speech

ISBN-10: 0495567574

ISBN-13: 9780495567578

Edition: 7th 2010

Authors: Sheldon Metcalfe

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List price: $74.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 3/18/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Dr. Metcalfe is the Chair of the Communications Department at the Community College of Baltimore County. He has taught the basic speech course for over 30 years. He is the author of two interactive CD-ROMs on speech training, a videodisc, and the Instructor's Manual to BUILDING A SPEECH, Seventh Edition. In addition to teaching, Dr. Metcalfe is a licensed private pilot, enjoys motorcycling during the warmer months, and playing the piano.

Surveying the Landscape
Introducing the Study of Public Speaking
Building Your First Speech
Analyzing Your Audience
Improving Your Listening Skills
Understanding and Reducing Your Apprehension
Considering the Ethics of Public Speaking
Preparing the Foundation
Selecting the Topic and Purpose
Conducting Research
Choosing Supporting Materials
Creating the Structure
Organizing the Body of the Speech
Selecting the Introduction and Conclusion
Refining the Appearance
Using Audiovisual Aids
Considering Language
Developing the Delivery
Considering Different Types of Structures
Speaking to Inform
Speaking to Persuade
Speaking to Persuade: Motivating Audiences
Speaking for Special Occasions
Speaking in Groups
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