Speaking in Public - Our Wonderful Home in the Mountains

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CHAPTER
ONE
Speaking in Public
Chapter Objectives
After reading this chapter, students should be able to:
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1. Explain the value of a course in public speaking.
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2. Identify the major similarities and differences between public speaking and
everyday
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3. Explain why a certain amount of nervousness is normal—even desirable—
for a
public speaker.
4. Discuss methods of controlling nervousness and of making it work for, rather
than
against, a speaker.
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5. Identify the basic elements of the speech communication process.
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6. Explain how the cultural diversity of today’s world can influence public
speaking
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conversation.
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situations.
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7. Define ethnocentrism and explain why public speakers need to avoid it when
Reducing Anxiety
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Acquire speaking experience
Prepare, prepare, prepare
Think positively
Use the power of visualization
Know that most nervousness is not
visible
• Don’t expect perfection
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Mrs. Sumrall’s Preferred
SPEECH OUTLINE
I.
Introduction
A. Attention-Getter (or Hook)
B. Preface (includes Central Idea)
1. Today I will (inform, persuade, entertain) you . . .
2. I will do this in ? steps: ______, ______, ______, and etc. or I will discuss ______,
______, and _______.
II.
Body
A. 1st Point or Step
1. Sub-point (choose to discuss step in detail) or
(choose to give an example or evidence to support your point)
2. Sub-point (choose to continue to discuss step in detail) or
(choose to give an example or evidence to support your point)
B. 2nd Point or Step
1. Sub-point (choose to discuss step in detail) or
(choose to give an example or evidence to support your point)
2. Sub-point (choose to continue to discuss step in detail) or
(choose to give an example or evidence to support your point)
III.
Conclusion
A. Restate (includes Central Idea)
1. Today I will (inform, persuade, entertain) you . . .
2. I will do this in ? steps: ______, ______, ______, and etc. or
I will discuss ______, ______, and _______.
B. Memorable Statement
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Ethnocentrism
The belief that one’s own group or culture
is superior to all other groups or cultures.
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