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Public Speaking

Chapters 1-4

What are the 5 Canons of Rhetoric? 1. Invention 2. Arrangement 3. Style 4. Delivery 5. Memory
Invention utilizing everything you can to craft a persuasive speech
Arrangement how you organize your speech
Style the way you choose to use language to express your ideas
Delivery How you effectively use vocal and visual techniques to convey your message
Memory the role the recall hs on both the speaker and the audience
10 steps to Formulating a speech 1. Analyze your audience 2. Select your topic 3. Determine the purpose of your speech 4. Outline 5. Thesis statement 6. Develop main points 7. Develop intro and conclusion 8. Gather supporting material 9. Prepare visual aids 10. PRACTICE
3 types of speeches Informative, Persuasive, Special Occasion
The Source (sender) the person who creates the message
The Receiver is the recipient of the message who decodes the message.
The message is the content or code of the message
The Channel is the medium by which the message is delivered
Context the circumstances that surround the communication
Feedback is the audiences response to the message
Shared Meaning is the mutual understanding of the message between the source and the receiver
Noise anything that distracts the communication process
Rhetorical Situation is any circumstance that necessitates and appropriate responsive discourse.
Types of Anxiety 1. Situational 2. Trait
pre-prepration anxiety becoming nervous just as you find out that you will be speaking
Preparation anxiety Arises while preparing your speech
Pre-performance anxiety occurs while rehearsing your speech
Performance anxiety occurs right before you give your speech or during the speech
Managing Anxiety and building Confidence Modify thoughts and attitudes. Visualize success! Positive self talk. Relax, pray or deep breathing. Move around strategically. Learn from feedback.
Earn listeners trust ethos and credibility
Respect your audience Values, beliefs, attitudes etc...
Observe ethical ground rules Respect, integrity, trustworthiness, dignity, fairness and responsibility
hate speech racism, sexism, ageism, etc...
Avoid Plagiarism Have written and oral references
Trustworthiness integrity
Competency expertise
Objectivity Unbiased
Common Ground Reliability
Created by: 3zimm


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