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Bibliography: O’ Hair, Dan, Stewart, Rob, Rubenstein, Hannah, A Speaker’s Guidebook, Bedford St. Martin (2009)

Bibliography: O’ Hair, Dan, Stewart, Rob, Rubenstein, Hannah, A Speaker’s Guidebook, Bedford St. Martin (2009)

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    Chap 7 Identifying the general speech purpose Chap 7 Identifying the general speech purpose Presentation Transcript

    • Identifying the General Speech Purpose Chapter 7 Professor Tonya Seavers Evans
    • SPEECH PURPOSE
      • TO INFORM
      • TO PERSUADE
      • FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS
    • How Do You Inform ?
      • Define, describe, explain, or demonstrate your knowledge on the topic.
      • Increase the audience’s understanding and awareness of the topic.
      • Build on the knowledge your audience already has about the topic.
    • General Informative Topic Categories issues processes concepts & theories events people objects Informative Topic Categories
    • From Topic & Purpose to Thesis
      • Step 1: Determine your topic.
      • Step 2: Decide on your general purpose.
      • Step 3: Write down your specific purpose statement.
      • Step 4: Devise your thesis statement.
    • Thesis Statement
      • Clearly expresses the central idea of your speech
      • Concisely identifies your speech topic for the audience
      • Typically includes phrases about each of your main points
      • Indicates your perspective on a persuasive topic
      • Guides your speech preparation and keeps you on track while you are writing
    • Channels of Non-erbal Communication Aural Channel Paralanguage Visual Channel
    • Functions of Nonverbal Communication
      • Clarifies the meaning of verbal messages
      • Facilitates feedback from the audience to the speaker
      • Establishes a relationship between the speaker and the audience
      • Establishes speaker credibility
    • Effective Body Movement Use gestures that feel natural Dress appropriately Be aware of general body movement Animate your facial expressions Maintain eye contact Body Movement
    • Appropriate Dress
      • Presenting a professional image is essential for improving speaker credibility.
      • Some listeners will not listen to speakers who are dressed inappropriately.
    • Practice the Delivery
      • Focus on your message, not yourself
      • Record the speech
      • Revise your speaking notes
      • Time your speech
      • Plan ahead and practice often
      Tips:
    • Bibliography
      • O’ Hair, Dan, Stewart, Rob, Rubenstein, Hannah, A Speaker’s Guidebook , Bedford St. Martin (2009)