Chapters 11, 12 Response

Chapters 11, 12 Response - or phrases that personally drive...

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Zheng Wu Dr. Clubbs SC 105-19 February 23, 2010 Response to Reading Guide Chapters 11 and 12 Fill in the blank (5 points) 1. A smile is a comparison using like or as. 2. Alliteration is a repetitive pattern of initial sounds. 3. Rhetorical questions pique the audience’s curiosity and stimulate thinking. 4. Your rate of speaking should be determined by your audience’s ability to process the information . 5. Pitch refers to the highness or lowness of your voice on a musical scale. Essay and short answer 1. Describe the difference between sounding good and being sound. (5 points) Sometimes we think that a speaker sounded good but did not have anything important to say. Good delivery of message makes us listen to the speaker carefully with curiosity and thinking. If we focus on what a speaker talked about, he or she was sound. 2. What is wrong with using expressions such as it goes without saying and due to the fact that when you give a speech? In addition, give some examples of cliché, expressions
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Unformatted text preview: or phrases that personally drive you crazy! (5 points) It is important to avoid empty words which add nothing but length to the sentences. We can say it more, more efficiently, and speak more clearly. “Cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey” is an example of cliché which just means very cold. “Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door” is another example of cliché which means being clever or ingenious and you will be wealthy. 3. List the four types of delivery styles and some of their characteristics. (10 points) A. The impromptu speech: off-the-cuff and casual, delivered with little or no preparation B. The manuscript speech: the use of a prepared manuscript C. The memorized speech: memorize the entire speech and give the speech in more formal or ceremonial occasions D. The extemporaneous speech: require careful preparation, with impromptu or spur-of the moment speaking...
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