Leading Your Audience: A Systematic Approach to Public Speaking (Paperback)Laura Arnett Smith (author)
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Leading Your Audience is organized systematically to provide students with a stress-free structure while building their confidence. The book gives numerous practical examples that help students learn to apply the concepts presented to their own speeches. It is written in a clear, concise style to maintain student interest.
The book has eleven chapters. It begins with an introduction to public speaking, including the causes of speech anxiety. It then provides comprehensive coverage of everything from methods of delivery, to organizing and outlining, to persuasive and special occasion speeches. A separate section provides activity forms, self-evaluations, and topic sheets. There is also an appendix with sample speech outlines on a variety of interesting topics.
The material has been classroom-tested, and proven to quickly build students' speech proficiency. Adopters will receive an Instructor's Manual with activities, assignments, evaluation forms, and a test bank.
Publisher: Cognella, Inc
Number of pages: 238
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition