The Art of Public Speaking with Connect Lucas

Edition: 10th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2008-11-03
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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By far the leading speech textbook of our time,The Art of Public Speakinghas defined the art of being the best for more than 10 million students and instructors. Whether a novice or an experienced speaker, every student will learn how to be a better public speaker through Lucas' clear explanations of classical and contemporary theory and thorough coverage of practical applications.The new edition offers a revolutionary digital experience--McGraw-HillConnect LucasandConnect Lucas Plus. TheConnect Lucasproducts allow students and instructors to access all course materials including a complete media and research library, study aids and speech preparation and assessment tools from a single place, . WithConnect Lucas, students use the traditional printed text. Specially marked icons in the text guide students to the media-rich, interactive features available at .Connect Lucas Plusallows students and instructors to access the fully-integrated, media-rich textbook from . As students read the book online, linked icons guide them to embedded media-rich, interactive features.Learn more and visit .

Table of Contents

Speaking and Listening
Speaking in Public
Ethics and Public Speaking
Listening Appendix: Giving Your First Speech
Speech Preparation: Getting Started
Selecting a Topic and Purpose
Analyzing the Audience
Gathering Materials
Supporting Your Ideas
Speech Preparation: Organizing & Outlining
Organizing the Body of the Speech
Beginning and Ending the Speech
Outlining the Speech
Presenting the Speech
Using Language
Visual Aids Appendix: Using PowerPoint
Varieties of Public Speaking
Speaking to Inform
Speaking to Persuade
Methods of Persuasion
Speaking on Special Occasions
Speaking in Small Groups
Appendix: Speeches for Analysis and Discussion
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