Oral communication: speaking across cultures
Brown & Benchmark Publishers, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 376 pages
Leading the way in the integration of cultural material into the public speaking course, the new edition of Oral Communication features expanded coverage of cultural diversity and ethics while also including much new information on the uses of electronic technology in speech making. A new two-color design adds to the visual appeal of the book.
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Communication Overview and Preview
Your First Speeches Getting Started
Audience Analysis Understanding Your Listeners
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action African Americans appear arguments Asian attention attitudes audi audience analysis audience's behavior believe camera chapter clarify communication Compact disc conclusion core statement credibility cultural differences deal deductive reasoning delivery effective effective listening ence entertain evaluation evidence examine example experience eye contact fallacy fallacy of division feedback feel give hear humor ideas illustration important influence instances interest interview issues language listeners look main points material means motivated Native American nonverbal North American notecards noted occasion offer organization pattern perceive person persuasive speech phrases practice preparation present problem public speaking questions quotation reasoning remember response Robert DeNiro role situation small-group communication solution someone speaker specific purpose speech to inform statistics student style summary syntactical ambiguity talk techniques television tell things tion topic understand verbal visual aids voice words