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Study Guide for Quiz #1 1. Explain how the study of Public Speaking can help a person. 2. How did the study of Public Speaking originate and develop from ancient cultures? Who/what were the major influences and what did they contribute or represent? 3. Describe the steps in the speech-making process. 4. Compare and contrast the different General Purposes for public speaking (what characterizes each?). 5. Explain the balance we seek to achieve in using our three communication resources (performance, conversation, writing). o Explain each area of an Audience Analysis. o What are "audience demographics"? How do each of the demographics potentially affect the way a speaker adapts to an audience? o Describe the "average" college audience today, based on the information given in the text. o Identify the situational elements of an audience analysis. How might each of the factors influence the way you adapt a speech? VOCABULARY BUILDER 1. Extemporaneous  (lecture and text, pp#56 and #329-332) 2. Immediacy (lecture: Goals For Delivery) 3. Rote : from memory, without thought of the meaning; in a mechanical way: to learn a  language by rote 4. Vivid : Literally "life-like" (from root "viv" meaning "life/live").  Vivid language  appeals to the senses through descriptive imagery and colorful detail.  Words 
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