Public Speaking

David Zarefsky

As one of today's leading scholars in speech communication, David Zarefsky's revised edition offers "rhetorical workout" boxes to increase skills development, updated information technology to connect the theories and concepts of public speaking to everyday life and a "student's view" box so that students can learn from their peers. Public Speaking, places a strong emphasis on developing strategies and making choices. Reinforcing the idea that public speaking is a skill that can assist in helping students communicate in their personal, professional and social lives. Throughout the text, students are encouraged to think through and about the public speaking process, as well as consider the diversity of audiences, occasions, and speakers, enabling them to choose a specific purpose, a relevant topic, and the appropriate material to make their speeches successful.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins :

    PART I:  Foundations of Public Speaking


    1. Welcome to Public Speaking

    Why Study Public Speaking?

    Public Speaking and Communication

    The Public Forum

    The Rhetorical Situation

    Ethics: Respect for Audience, Topic and Occasion


    2. Your First Speech

    Goals and Strategies for Your First Speech

    Strategies for Organizing Your Speech

    Outlining Your Speech

    Practicing Your Speech

    Presenting Your Speech

    Strategies for Overcoming Speech Anxiety


    3. Presenting the Speech

    Characteristics of Effective Presentation

    The Voice in Presentation

    The Body in Presentation

    Modes of Presentation

    Practicing for Speech Presentation


    4. Listening Critically

    Are You Really Listening?

    Strategies for Careful Listening

    Listening Critically

    Evaluating Speeches Critically


    PART II: Invention and Development of the Speech

  • Data Publicarii : 2011
  • Editie : 6
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 496
  • ISBN : 9780205720125
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