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2) What are the various types of listening? Explain in detail with relative examples. 3) Describe in detail the different levels of listening. 4) What are the benefits of improved listening? 5) As a manager why is listening important for you? 6) What are the several tips for improved listening?
English Communcation BHMAECC-II Uttarakhand Open University 119 UNIT: 8 EFFECTIVE SPEAKING: ESSENTIAL QUALITIES OF A GOOD SPEAKER, APPEARANCE AND BODILY ACTIONS, USE OF VOICE, USE OF VISUAL AIDS Structure 8.1 Introduction 8.2 Unit Objectives 8.3 Essential Qualities of a Good Speaker 8.4 Appearance and Bodily Actions 8.4.1. Rid Yourself of Distracting Mannerisms 8.4.2. Build Self-confidence by Being Yourself 8.4.3. Let your Body Mirror Your Feelings 8.4.4. Build Self-confidence through Preparation 8.4.5. Use Your Everyday Speaking Situations 8.5 Use of Voice 8.5.1 Be energetic when you speak 8.5.2 Add color and excitement with pitch inflection 8.5.3 Vary your rhythm and pace 8.5.4 Use the power of silence 8.5.5 Vocal quality creates a richer audience experience 8.6 Use of Visual Aids 8.6.1 Using Visual Aids 8.6.2 Types of Visual Aids 8.7 Summary 8.8 Answers to check your progress 8.9 References 8.10 Suggested Readings 8.11 Terminal and Model Questions 8.1 INTRODUCTION We are all aware of the importance of public speaking in our professional as well as personal and social life. Often we mistakenly equate Public speaking with some kind of performance. But it is altogether a wrong orientation; public speaking is all about sharing your mind with a group of individuals. The success of a public speaker lies in his ability to communicate his point of view with the members of the audience. You often find instances where the speaker has finished his speech amidst a standing ovation and the audience being enthralled even long after the seminar is over. This is because; the speaker was able to extend his passion in the minds of the people who listened to his speech. And this is the
English Communcation BHMAECC-II Uttarakhand Open University 120 essence of public speaking: get the audience agree with what you have tried to accomplish and make them think about it over and over again. However, not all of us are equally gifted so far as speaking in public is concerned. Some speakers are better than the other in getting across their messages, while the others are not that convincing in their oral communication. But according to experts we all can acquire the qualities of a good public speaker with learning and practice. But before that we have to know what essential qualities churn out an outstanding public speaker. 8.2 UNIT OBJECTIVES After this unit you should be able to understand the essence of good and quality speaking through factors like: What are the qualities required for being a good speaker How should you have a control on your body actions when you are conversing with someone How should you use your voice and visual aids while communicating your message to the other person 8.3 ESSENTIAL QUALITIES OF A GOOD SPEAKER

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