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Amber Abbott Chapter 11 outline 1. Introduction a. Public speaking (presentational speaking): a teachable, learnable process of developing, supporting, organizing, and presenting ideas orally. b. Differences b/t expository writing and public speaking i. The language you use when you speak is less formal and more conversational than the language you use when you write. ii. While a writer can rely on parenthetical citations and Works Cited pages to document his or her sources, a speaker must document sources orally, within the text of the speech itself. iii. Speaking is more redundant than writing. c. A person listening to a presentation does not have the luxury of rereading something he or she missed or did not understand the first time. d. 2 future contexts in which the public speaking will be helpful i. They will give you an edge in other college courses that require oral presentations. ii. They may help you convince some current or future boss that you deserve a raise. 2. An Overview of the Presentation Speaking Process a. The first 8 stages of the presentational speaking process i. Select and narrow topic ii. Identify purpose iii. Develop central idea iv. Generate main ideas v. Gather supporting material vi. Organize presentation
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vii. Rehearse presentation viii.Deliver presentation b. The audience is at the center of the public speaking process b/c they influence every decision you make. You must pick a topic relative to them. c. Audience-centered presentational speakers are inherently sensitive to the diversity of their audiences. 3. Understanding Speaker Anxiety a. Speaker anxiety: stage fright b. Speaker anxiety results from your brain signaling your body to help w/ a challenging task. i. A boost of adrenaline may help you speak w/ heightened enthusiasm, think faster and more clearly. ii. Speakers feel more nervous than they look = the illusion of transparency 4. Managing Speaker Anxiety a. Introduction i. Imagining the audience naked, for example, may create more speaker anxiety than it actually hopes to correct. ii.
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course SPEECH 101 taught by Professor Braeolson during the Spring '08 term at University of South Dakota.

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