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Public Speaking for College & Career
Public Speaking for College & Career

Public Speaking for College & Career, 12th Edition

ISBN10: 1260007103 | ISBN13: 9781260007107
By Hamilton Gregory
© 2022

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Public Speaking for College & Career supports the skills students need to succeed in the course and in their future careers, across the growing range of public speaking contexts. Informed by the latest research, the twelfth edition provides students with practical guidance and fresh examples that are anchored in students’ real-world experiences. 

Part One: Foundations of Effective Communication
Chapter 1 Introduction to Public Speaking
Chapter 2 Managing Nervousness
Chapter 3 Listening

Part Two: Developing a Focus
Chapter 4 Reaching the Audience
Chapter 5 Selecting Topic, Purpose, and Central Idea

Part Three: Preparing Content
Chapter 6 Locating Information
Chapter 7 Evaluating Information
Chapter 8 Supporting Your Ideas and Avoiding Plagiarism
Chapter 9 Presentation Aids

Part Four: Organizing the Speech
Chapter 10 The Body of the Speech
Chapter 11 Introductions and Conclusions 
Chapter 12 Outlining the Speech

Part Five: Presenting the Speech
Chapter 13 Wording the Speech
Chapter 14 Delivering the Speech

Part Six: Types of Public Speaking
Chapter 15 Speaking to Inform
Chapter 16 Speaking to Persuade
Chapter 17 Persuasive Strategies
Chapter 18 Speaking on Special Occasions
Chapter 19 Speaking in Groups
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