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Speaking your mind: oral presentation and seminar skills

Speaking your mind: oral presentation and seminar skills

Bryan, Cordelia; Young, Tory; Stott, Rebecca

This book is designed with the belie that the key to good speaking is an awareness of audience and context and knowledge of the techniques of argumentation or rhetoric

Book. English.
Published Harlow: Pearson Education, 2001

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Details

Statement of responsibility: edited by Rebecca Stott, Tory Young and Cordelia Bryan
ISBN: 0582382432, 9780582382435
Note: ENG.
Note: Includes index.
Note: Bibliography.
Physical Description: ix, 136 p. ; 24 cm.
Series: Speak-write series
Subject: Public speaking.

Contents

  1. 1. Conversations and Seminars
  2. 2. Introduction to Rhetoric and Argument
  3. 3. Shakespeare and Renaissance Rhetoric
  4. 4. Everyday Rhetorics
  5. 5. Making your Case
  6. 6. Presenting your Case.
  7. Appendix 1: Sample Criteria Sheet for Peer Oral Assessment.
  8. Appendix 2: Sample Practice Presentation Scenarios.
  9. Further Reading.
  10. Glossary.

Author note

Tory Young, Department of English, Polytechnic University

Cordella Bryan, Freelance Educational Consultant

Description

This book is designed with the belie that the key to good speaking is an awareness of audience and context and knowledge of the techniques of argumentation or rhetoric.