Why are you speaking, what is your purpose, your topic? Who comprises your audience and how will they be affected by your message? How will they react? What are supporting materials, where does one find them, and how does one incorporate them into presentations? altBRg These questions and more are addressed in this accessible introduction to public speaking. The reader will learn all the tools of giving an effective public presentation, including how to put a speech together, how to choose supporting materials, and strategies for how one should look, sound, and act while delivering a speech. The book addresses different types of speeches and provides suggestions for how to cope with the fear of public speaking - and how to turn that fear to one's advantage. altBRg Practical and useful, altIgPublic Speaking: A Concise Overview for the Twenty-first Century is a roadmap that helps its readers navigate the challenges of effectively conveying thoughts, ideas, and messages from one person to another.An example of each could be used in a speech to convince audience members to quit smoking: Positive view: aquot;Consider that if you quit smoking now, five years from now your body will ... A persuasive speech might include a call to action, which could come in the form of a challenge. When it comes to the conclusion, remember that the audience is ready for you to wrap up, so be short and to the point.
|Author||:||W. A. Kelly Huff|
|Publisher||:||Peter Lang - 2008|