Public Speaking: An Audience-Centered Approach

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9780135582220: Public Speaking: An Audience-Centered Approach

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Key Benefit: Numerous examples, excerpts and sample speeches guide readers through every step of the speechmaking process, acknowledging the contemporary public speakers debt to classical oratory. Key Topics: An audience-centered approach with emphasis on adapting to diverse audiences, discussions on ethics, instruction on peer feedback, updated examples and information on technology, and included case narratives by working professionals. Market: Persons wishing to enhance oral communication.

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