Essential Elements of Public Speaking, 7th edition
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Essential Elements of Public Speaking is your step-by-step guide to giving informative, persuasive speeches in front of large groups. Using examples, exercises and topic discussions, the text breaks down the process of public speaking into 10 steps and gives you everything you need to prepare for and present successfully.
Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2021
Table of contents
PART I. FUNDAMENTALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING
1. Introducing Public Speaking
2. Listening and Criticism
PART II. PREPARING AND PRESENTING PUBLIC SPEECHES
3. Select Your Topic, Purposes, and Thesis (Step 1)
4. Analyze Your Audience (Step 2)
5. Research Your Speech (Step 3)
6. Collect Supporting Materials (Step 4)
7. Use Presentation Aids (Step 4, continued)
8. Organize Your Speech (Steps 5, 6, and 7)
9. Word and Rehearse Your Speech (Steps 8 and 9)
10. Present Your Speech (Step 10)
PART III. TYPES OF SPEECHES
11. Speaking to Inform
12. Speaking to Persuade
13. Speaking on Special Occasions
14. Speaking in Groups
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