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1 Which of the following situations represents the actions of an unethical speaker? Doug introduces himself as an financial advisor and informs his audience that he will be getting a cut of any insurance policy sales. Melissa says that multiple testers love the new software she is explaining even though it has not been tested. Dana informs the town council about the negative effects her proposed tax cuts will have. In her speech, Martha mentions that she once consulted for the politician she is now endorsing. CONCEPT The Importance of Studying Ethics Rules to Follow When Speaking 2 Which of the following speeches is primarily meant to inform? A restaurant owner explains the benefits of using local produce. A CEO gives a presentation on how to properly report business expenses. A doctor presents new research on the benefits of drinking fruit juice. A principal tells a heart-warming story about the teacher who is about to receive the teacher-of-the-year award. CONCEPT General Purpose Specific Purpose of a Speech 3
Elaine's boss asks her to take notes on Mark’s client presentation and then discuss it with him. Elaine supervises Mark and has already noted that he struggles with his tone when speaking publicly, which is hindering his ability to pitch advertising campaigns. Mark is presenting to a prospective new client who is looking for a company to market their clothing line. The company recently expanded their line to include new children’s items. Mark missed last week’s briefing on the client and prepared a pitch based on adult clothes. Mark failed to consider which public speaking best practice? Paying attention to feedback Rehearsing his presentation beforehand Maintaining eye contact Considering his audience's interests CONCEPT Best Practices in Public Speaking Rules to Follow When Speaking 4 Janet squirmed in her chair as the school board candidate presented his agenda. She had been sitting all day, and her chair was aggravating her lower back pain. This is an example of (A) low concentration leading to poor listening. A poor judgement lack of prioritization focusing on style, not substance low concentration CONCEPT Be a Serious Listener Causes of Poor Listening 5
Which of the following speeches is an example of a special occasion speech? A father delivers a toast to his daughter during her wedding ceremony. An executive explains a corporate restructuring plan to the members of her staff after a merger. A scientist tells the audience at an annual professional gathering why cutting emissions is critical for the environment. A school nurse lectures students about the benefits of reducing soda and potato-chip consumption. CONCEPT Speeches for Special Occasions Persuasive Speeches Informative Speeches 6 As James prepared his speech, he made sure to stay on-topic and write a well-organized speech.

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