10 - Chapter 10 Persuasive Speaking What's your point and...

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Chapter 10: Persuasive Speaking What’s your point and how do you sharpen it?
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So, this is it! This is the final chapter and hopefully, it will help us overcome those fears of writing papers and public speaking. If you are mortally afraid of speaking in public or having your ideas scrutinized by others, don’t worry you belong to an exclusive club of celebrities. Refer to the middle of page 374. What names do you see? People who made it in life by being in the eye of the public.
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Goals of Chapter 10 The chapter is designed to help you apply everything you have learned towards the goal of becoming strong advocates of your own ideas. After understanding the structure of argument and the quality of reasons used to support arguments, reasoning errors to avoid, and the need for language, you are now finally ready to create clear and persuasive speeches. Consider this chapter as a “how-to guide” for public speaking. Read the chapter, keep it close by you, the contents should come in handy from time to time especially for those of us who know we are headed somewhere important in life. As citizens in a democratic society, you need to not only understand the ideas of others, but to use your skills to influence the thoughts and actions of others on issues that are of importance to you. Consider you final paper an important issue that you are passionate about and will need to convince someone from a different viewpoint about this issue.
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After studying this chapter… You should have some good tools for the following: Overcoming speech fear Analyzing an audience Organizing a speech with an introduction, a thesis statement, a preview, several key points, a summary and a conclusion. You will also understand and be able to apply the persuasive elements of ethos , logos and pathos .
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What is persuasive Public Speaking? Persuasive public speaking is oral communication designed to influence the attitudes, beliefs, or behaviors of others in a setting where one person talks to many others at one time. As with other forms of oral communication, the speaker and the listeners mutually influence each other, but the speaker is the primary agent of influence in public speaking contexts.
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Planning the Persuasive Speech Instead of virtual classroom, imagine that you were going to be giving this speech in front of an audience of your classmates. Their attitude towards you range from believing , neutral to downright hostile . Our author recommends an approach or a remedy for each of these attitudes.
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Planning the Persuasive Speech – Essential Points 1. Select a topic. 2. Set an objective, considering the attitude of your audience. In this instance, imagine they are hostile because I am going to give your paper out somebody from a different ideological perspective. 3.
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