Public SPeaking

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Chapter 12
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Nonverbal communication

communication based on a person’s use of voice and body, rather than on the use of words.

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Methods of Speech Delivery

Manuscript

a speech that is written out word for word and read to the audience

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Methods of Speech Delivery

Memory

memorize

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Methods of Speech Delivery

Impromptu

a speech delivered with little or no immediate preparation

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Methods of Speech Delivery

Extemporaneous

a carefully prepared and rehearsed speech that is presented from a brief set of notes

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Conversational Quality

presenting a speech so it sounds spontaneous no matter how many times it has been rehearsed.

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The Speaker’s Voice

Volume

loud or soft of your voice

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The Speaker’s Voice

Pitch

how high or low your voice is

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The Speaker’s Voice

Rate

he speed at which a person speaks

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The Speaker’s Voice

Pauses

momentary break in the vocal delivery of a speech;

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The Speaker’s Voice

Vocal Pauses

pauses that occur when a speaker fills the silence between words with vocalizations such as “uh”, “er,” and “um.”

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The Speaker’s Voice

Vocal Variety

changes in a speaker’s rate, pitch, and volume that give the voice variety and expressiveness

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The Speaker’s Voice

Pronunciation

accepted standard of sound and rhythm for words in a given language

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The Speaker’s Voice

Articulation

physical production of particular speech sounds

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The Speaker’s Voice

Dialect

variety of a language distinguished by variations of accent, grammar, or vocabulary

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Kinesics

The study of body motions as a systematic mode of communication

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Practicing Delivery

go through your preparation outline aloud to see how it translates into spoken discourse
prepare your speaking outline
practice the speech aloud several times
Polish and refine your delivery
give your speech a dress practice

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Preparing for a question and answer session

formulate answers to possible questions
practice the delivery of your answers

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Managing a Q & A Session

clarify the format
approach questions with a positive attitude
listen carefully
direct answers to the entire audience
be honest and straight forward
stay on track