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The leading text in public speaking, The Art of Public Speaking is successful because it works well for both students and instructors. Instructors rely on its careful explanations, its reinforcing examples, and its attention to the basics that help their tentative students become competent speakers. Instructors have also come to rely on the most comprehensive package of support materials available with any text on public speaking. For students, the book brings the art of public speaking to life by providing a steady stream of vivid and illustrative examples and by patiently teaching the theory and practice of rhetoric by well-chosen examples.
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The Introductory Speech
Ethics and Listening
Gathering and Using Supporting Materials
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A-average F-fair P-poor adapted to audience Articulated words clearly audience E G A F P audience for ending Avoided distracting mannerisms BODY Main points body of speech clear E G A F CONCLUSION Prepared audience DELIVERY Began speech Departed from lectern E G A F P Language E-excellent G-good A-average effectively E G A F P ending E G A F enthusiasm for topic EVALUATION FORM Speaker EVALUATION Met assignment F-fair P-poor INTRODUCTION FORM Speaker Topic G-good A-average F-fair interest of audience Introduced topic clearly INTRODUCTION Gained attention lectern without rushing Main points clear Main points fully Maintained strong eye Message adapted Organization well planned P-poor INTRODUCTION Gained parafoils points fully supported Presented visual aids Previewed body purpose well chosen Rate the speaker Reinforced central idea rushing E G A F P speaker pay special SPEECH EVALUATION FORM speech without rushing strong eye contact topic to audience variety to add vocal variety