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Acceptance Speech A speech given in response to a formal nomination to office.
Action The last step of the Motivated Sequence Method of orgonizing speeches.
Adaptable Ability of a speech to fit an occasion and the audience like the intended message.
Affirmative Team or speaker in a debate who support the topic under discussion.
After-Dinner Speaking A speech presented at the end of a meal.
Amendment Change in a bill or motion that adds or deletes info.
Analogy A comparison between two things.
Analysis of the Audience Learning as much about your audience by inferring or basic demo-graphs.
Anecdote A story recalling an incident usually humorous.
Anniversary Speech Speech to recall events of the past and to relate them to the present.
Attention First step of the Monrow Motivated sequence.
Audience Listeners at any public speaking situation.
Auditory Appeals Persuasive messages designed to be appealing to humans hearing.
Background Data General data about a person or thing that gives the audience a sense of context.
Body Language Nonverbal communication that involves body movements like gestures posture or movement
Captive Audience An audience that is at a speech for another reason than personal pleasure.
Character studies Specific events and how they effected the speaker.
Chronological Following an order according to time.
Clarifying Listening and asking questions to gain more specific answers.
Codes Symbols used to express thoughts, feelings, and meanings.
Commemoration To honor, remember, or recognize with formal observation.
Common Values Identification of particular values held in mutual regard by the speaker and the audience.
Communication Intentional or unintentional words, actions, or symbols that others interpret.
Communication Apprehension The natural nervousness that occurs when communicating with others, usually in public.
Conclusion Last part of a speech, summarizes and emphasizes speaker's point.
Confidence Attitude of being well prepared and well rehearsed.
Constructive Speech First speech given in a debate.
Context Environment in which a communication takes place.
Conversationality The ability to make a well planned public presentation flow at a rate and natural quality found in normal conversation.
Convince To persuade
Cooperative effort When members of a group are able to divide, combine, and present info together.
Counter-arguments Arguments made in response to original argument usually presenting an opposing view.
Credibility The quality or qualities of a speaker or piece of info that the audience views as trustworthy.
Criticisms Feedback designed to benefit the speaker.
Cross-examine Process of asking speaker questions to gain additional info and clarification.
Debatable proposition A proposal that has two distinguishable and opposing sides.
Debate A contest in which the affirmative and negative sides of a topic are discussed by both speakers.
Decoding Process of interpreting a message.
Dedication Speech A speech of commemoration, usually at a ceremony.
Demonstration Speech featuring a physical display and assembly of steps in a process.
Dialogue Conversation between two or more individuals.
Disadvantages Problems within a debate topic.
Dramatic Story Line "Plot" of a broadcast or film.
Dynamic Speaker's enthusiasm and delivery.
Elements of Composition Various aspects that combine to form the substance of a work of art.
Emotion The feelings of the audience members.
Encoding Process of constructing a message.
Entertain To capture and hold the attention and imagination of the audience.
Ethics Moral principals or values.
Eulogy Speech of praise delivered for someone who is dead or alive.
Evidence Materials offered to support claims.
Extemporaneous A speech given with an outline or a few notes.
Eye Contact Maintain connection with audience members by looking them in the eyes.
Facilitator One who's function in a group is to keep the flow of conversation going.
Farewell Speech Formal remarks given in recognition of one's immediate departure.
Felicitations Remarks designed to create feelings of happiness or goodwill.
Fields of Experience Sum of a person's experiences brought to a conversation.
Formal Review A critique of a book, film, or other artistic endeavor.
Forum Exchange of questions and answers between a speaker and audience
Genre A kind or type as in works of literature, art, etc.
Genuineness Sincerity
Gestures Arm and hand movements used to illustrate a spoken message.
Goodwill Attitude reflecting a charitable speaker (to the audience)
Harm In debate, this is the problem which requires the proposed solution.
Homage Showing respect for the worth of a speaker.
Humor The art of skill of the speaker to evoke laughter.
Impromptu A speech given with little to no preparation.
Incidental Motions Motions neither privileged nor subsidiary, but required for the proceedings.q
Inform To instruct; to provide info.
Inherency In a debate, this refers to the current system in place to prevent a problem.
Introduction The beginning of a speech that captures the audience's attention.
Introductory Statment An opening statement of a speech that captures the essential purposes of a full introduction.
Keynote First formal address at a conference.
Lecture Forum A informal speech followed by a period of questions from the audience.
Logic The use of careful reasoning that follows classic critical thinking patterns.
Manuscript A complete text of a speech that is used as speaker notes.
Messages Meaningful info. exchanged between two communicators.
Mood Emotional environment of a speech.
Motion A formal proposal for action or change.
Motivated Sequence A five point strategy of organization developed by Alan Monroe
Multivoiced Using several voices to communicate a message.
Need Second step of the Motivated Sequence
Negative The opposing team or person against a topic in a debate.
Noise Interference of any kind that makes communication unsuccessful.
Nominating Speech Speech names a candidate and reasons to vote for them.
Nonverbal Communication Any message not involving words such as gestures, tone, facial expressions, or symbols.
Oral Book Review A critique of a book presented in a speech format.
Oral Interpretation A spoken presentation of a written book emphasizing the content
Order of Business The sequence of topics to be addressed by the decision making body.
Organizational Method A general model for coordinating main ideas and supporting materials.
Outline The main features of a speech.
Panel Discussion A group of people trying to solve a problem through discussion.
Pantomime A performance using only body language to tell a story.
Paraphrasing Taking someone else's thoughts and putting them into your own words.
Parliamentary Procedure A recognized procedure for conducting a business meeting in an orderly manner.
Persuasion The process of influencing another person to change, modify, or adapt an attitude/ behavior.
Pet Peeve Something that upsets or disturbs you.
Plagiarize To take someone else's work and present it as your own.
Plan In a debate, this refers to the proposed solution to the problem.
Poise To maintain a calm, steady, gracious, and assured manner.
Portfolio A collection of works by a student.
Posture The position of the body.
Precedence of Motions The established order of priority of parliamentary motions in relations to other possible motions.
Preparation The process of planning and rehearsing the speech before the delivery.
Preparation Time A strictly limited amount of time to prepare for presenting.
Presentation Speech A speech made in honor of a recipient that that highlights the purpose of the award.
Problem-Solving The process of discussion, coordination of ideas, and development of ways to solve a problem.
Proofreading The careful scrutiny of a written document, paying attention to grammar, spelling, etc.
Propoisition A topic for group discussion, sometimes in a question.
Purpose The goal of a presentation or what the speaker hopes to accomplish.
Rebuttal Speech The second speech given by a debater which responds to the opposition's argument.
Recapitulation Restating a point or points.
Redundancy The repetition of words or ideas in a speech.
Rephrase When the speaker restates, summarizes, or condenses a question before answering it.
Sales The use of communication to persuade consumers to buy products.
Salutation The expression of a courteous greetings in a speech, letter, or ceremony.
Satisfaction The third step of the Monrow Motivated Sequence.
Self-Disclosure The act of revealing personal info about your self that others would not know other wise.
SignPost Verbal signs within a speech that indicate a sequence of ideas.
Simile When two unlike things are compared with like or as.
Sources of Information Credible, professional, authoritative origins of facts, statistics, examples, etc. that are credible.
Stock Issues The major requirements or issues an affirmative team must included in a constructive speech.
Succinct Using few words; concise
Summarizing Statment A single statement that serves putting the speakers ideas into view.
Symposium A presentation involving several speakers, each of whom discusses a different aspect of a problem.
Thesis The major idea discussed in a speech.
Toastmaster The person at a dinner who is responsible for introducing guest, speakers, and programs.
Transitions A connecting statement between two ideas in a speech.
Univocal Using only one voice.
Variety A wide range of different approaches and options.
Verbal Communication A message that relies on the use words, either spoken or written.
Visual Aids Photos, objectives, models, transparencies, videos, and other means of assisting the audience in literally seeing what the speaker is talking about.
Visualization 4th step of the Monrow Motivated Sequence, helping the audience visualize.
Vocal Qualities The various aspects of vocal delivery.
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