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44.Vincent enthusiastically explained to his boss the reasons he thought he should get a raise. However, Vince did not organize his thoughts clearly, and did not back up his claims with solid evidence. It is not likely that Vince's boss will be convinced by Tom's presentation. If your presentation is not well-organized and is not backed up with solid evidence, it is not likely that you will convince your audience to accept your ideas.Adler - Chapter 10 #44Topic: Functions of Supporting Material45.It is not necessary to use supporting material when you are presenting complicated information. Supporting material can make complicated ideas more understandable.Adler - Chapter 10 #45Topic: Functions of Supporting Material46.The supporting material you choose for your speech should be interesting to the audience. Use supporting material to make your points more interesting to the audience.Adler - Chapter 10 #46Topic: Functions of Supporting Material
47.Supporting materials make your presentation more convincing. TRUESupporting material can provide evidence for your claims and make your presentation more convincingAdler - Chapter 10 #47Topic: Functions of Supporting Material48.It's advisable to include a definition in your speech if the audience doesn't know the meaning of a term you are using. Use definitions to explain the meaning of terms that may be unfamiliar to your audience.Adler - Chapter 10 #48Topic: Verbal Support: Definitions49.One way you can define a word in a speech is by explaining what the word does not mean. Adler - Chapter 10 #49Topic: Verbal Support: Definitions50.One way you can define a word in a speech is by explaining the history of the word. Adler - Chapter 10 #50Topic: Verbal Support: Definitions51.Avoid using examples from your own experience in a speech. Adler - Chapter 10 #51Topic: Verbal Support: Examples52.Back up a point with relevant and typical examples, rather than a nontypical example. Use relevant and typical examples in your speech rather than a single example that represents an isolated case.Adler - Chapter 10 #52Topic: Verbal Support: Examples