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StudyGuide - Fundamentals of Speech Mrs Carole Miller MA...

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Fundamentals of Speech Mrs. Carole Miller, MA Study Guide for Chapters 1,2,3,4,6,7,8,10,13,14 Chapter 1 1. To say that public speaking is a way to make a difference about something we care about is to recognize that public speaking is a. a form of empowerment. b. a skill similar to conversation. c. an art more than a science. d. all of the above. e. b and c only. 2. Everything a speaker says is filtered through a listener’s a. frame of reference. b. credibility. c. feedback. d. personal screen. e. psychological field. 3. Concern by a listener about an upcoming job interview, the lack of air conditioning, or a toothache are all examples of in the speech communication process. a. feedback b. avoidance c. blockage d. interference e. divergence 4. Recognizing that the audience for his graduation speech would be packed into a non-air-conditioned gymnasium during the hottest week of the year, Kane decided to keep his speech at the low end of his 10- to-15-minute time limit. In making this decision, Kane was adapting to which element of the speech communication process? 5. As defined in your textbook, channel in the speech communication process refers to
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6. In the midst of a speech about volcanoes, a speaker notices quizzical expressions on the faces of her listeners. In response, she says, “Let me explain that point again to make sure it’s clear.” When this happens, the speaker is 7. Renée is a U.S. college student who was asked to speak at an end-of-the-year banquet sponsored by the International Student Association. When Renée suggested in her speech that all students should behave like people in the United States, she was reflecting a. effective audience analysis. b. a sensitivity to cultural diversity. c. the environmental dictates of the situation. d. an ethnocentric point of view. e. her listeners’ frame of reference.
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