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Midterm Notes

Midterm Study Notes

What does the prefix c-o-m stand for? Together
What does impromptu mean? Spur of the moment speech
What is a memorized speech? Where the speaker memorizes the speech verbatim
What are the gerneral purposes of a speech? To inform, to persuade or to entertain
What are the six steps in the speech writting process? Capture, motivate, assert, preview, point-support and action (cmappa)
What are some examples of a capture statement? Rhetorical question, startling statement, illustration, or an anecdote
What are some exapmles of a motivate statement? Penalty, reward or curiosity
What is the action statement? It describes how the audience can apply the imformation youve given them to their life, or the "so-what"
What does the preview do? It lets the audience know what you will be speaking about
What is the point-support? It is the deatails, or the "meat" in your speech
What does the assert statement do? It lets the audience know why the speech is important to listen to
What duties does a listener have? To get prepared to listen, be attentive, use the rate gap (speaker: 150wpm, listener: 400 wpm), listen to understand, listen to remember, and listen to evaluate
What are the ways I can improve clarity in my speech? Organize, reinforce, compare, accuracy, and to be specific
How can I gain my audiences interest? Novelty, proximity, vital, active, and humorous
How can I ask my interviewee how much they earn without offending them? Whats your company's salary schedule?
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