Cover image for Speak with confidence : a practical guide
Title:
Speak with confidence : a practical guide
Author:
Vasile, Albert J.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Cambridge, Mass. : Winthrop Publishers, [1977]

©1977
Physical Description:
xii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Subject Term:
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780876268629

9780876268612
Format :
Book

On Order

Summary

Summary

"Speak with Confidence "gives readers the skills they need to communicate quickly, confidently, and effectively.Filled with engaging anecdotes, cartoons, and examples, "Speak with Confidence" is a practical and approachable public speaking text that both engages the reader in the material and also teaches them important speech lessons. Using a down-to-earth, conversational style that speaks "to "the reader and not "at" them, this text builds speechmaking confidence and offers all of the necessary skills for communicating effectively.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preparing to Speak with Confidence
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Preview
The Common Good Sounding Off Don't
Be Shy
Be More
Assertive Making Business and Social Contacts
What This Course Can Do for You
What's This about Ethics?
Quick Clicks Things to Discuss in Class Vitalize
Your Vocabulary
Chapter 2 Your First Talk: Id Like to Introduce Myself
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Preview
In the Spotlight Know
Your Subject Ice Cubes in the Stomach Front and Center
Be Sure to Use Correct English Grammar Say
It Without Words Platform Etiquette Take
Note Question-and-Answer Session
Quick Clicks Things to Discuss in Class
What Do You Remember
From this Chapter?
Vitalize Your Vocabulary
Chapter 3 You Dont Have to Say It to Convey It
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Preview
What Is Nonverbal Communication?
How We Communicate Without Words Other Codes
We Cannot Not Communicate Quick Clicks Things to Discuss in Class
What Do You Remember From this Chapter?
Vitalize Your Vocabulary
Chapter 4 You Can Overhear, but You Cannot Overlisten
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Preview
Communication Activities
Listening as an Intellectual
Activity Reasons for Listening
How to Be a Better Listener
Quick Clicks
Things to Discuss in Class
What Do You Remember From this Chapter?
Vitalize Your Vocabulary
Chapter 5 Make It Clear, concise, Correct,and Cohesive
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Preview
Clear and Understandable Language
Your Voice Breathing Pronunciation Articulation, or Diction Rate of Speaking Pauses Pacing Expression Oral Visualization
Quick Clicks Things to Discuss in Class
What Do You Remember From this Chapter?
Vitalize Your Vocabulary
Chapter 6 Know Your Listeners and Speak Their Language
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Preview
Audience Analysis Language and Your Future Comparison
Between Oral and Written Communication Command of the Language
Use Nonsexist Language
Putting Words into Sentences
Quick Clicks Things to Discuss in Class
What Do You Remember From this Chapter?
Vitalize Your Vocabulary
Chapter 7: Selecting a Speech Topic and Doing Research