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Effective speaking: communicating in speech

Effective speaking: communicating in speech

Turk, Christopher

Effective Speakingprovides the hard scientific information about audience psychology, text preparation, presentation methods, voice production, body language and persuasive advocacy which will help would-be speakers improve their performance. The emphasis throughout is on practical self-help, on methods which have been shown to work, with clear explanations of just why they are effective

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Published London : E. & F.N. Spon 1985

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ISBN: 0419130306, 9780419130307


  1. Communicating in speech.
  2. The audience.
  3. Selecting, planning and arranging the material.
  4. Starting, carrying-on, and ending.
  5. Making notes.
  6. Coping with nerves: the credibility problem.
  7. Timing and bad timing.
  8. Intonation and variety.
  9. Non-verbal communication.
  10. Arranging the physical environment for a talk.
  11. Visual aids.
  12. Persuasive advocacy.
  13. Question time: leading a group discussion and answering questions.
  14. Conclusion.
  15. A specialist bibliography.
  16. Index.