Invitation to Public Speaking
Help your students understand the power and importance of public speaking in their lives and in greater society. INVITATION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING will help your students acquire the speaking skills they'll need to succeed in your classroom and in the real world. Grounded in the rhetorical tradition while offering a fresh perspective, this text engages students in the public dialogue, encourages civic engagement and shows them that they will use these skills beyond the classroom. Griffin also explains the reasons why certain things must be done and, most importantly, why students would want to speak publicly. Numerous pedagogical tools, speech-building exercises, thoughtful real-life examples, an invigorating art program, and an engaging voice will help your students easily comprehend the text's basic concepts, apply them in and out of the classroom, and understand the importance of public speaking in their lives.
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Why Speak in Public?
Entering the Public Dialogue with Confidence Your First Speech
Developing Your Speech Topic and Purpose
Your Audience and Speaking Environment
Gathering Supporting Materials
Developing and Supporting Your Ideas
Delivering Your Speech
Persuasion and Reasoning
Speaking on Special Occasions
Speaking in Small Groups
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