Extra Credit #1: TED Talks Critique
Pamela Meyers 18 minute 51 second speech, How to spot a liar discusses ways to tell
when a person is lying. She believes that a persons posture, eyes, tone of voice, facial
expressions, fidgeting movements, and breathin
Affirming Dignity pg 110
o Dignity creates conditions in the workplace that improve the bottom line:
increased job satisfaction, self-confidence, and work efforts
o Effects of reduced dignity
Employees suffer stress, anxiety, depression, headaches, ulce
Exam II Study Guide
Chapter Ten Beginning and Ending the Presentation
1. Demonstrate understanding of the importance of strong introductions and what it can
accomplish. The introduction is an opportunity to prepare your audience to listen to the
Exam I Study Guide
Business & Professional Speaking
Chapter One Intro to Communication
1. Be able to discuss the benefits of studying communication. Types of benefits: Personal,
professional, social / PERSONAL BENEFITS: develop meaningful relat
Speech Final Questions and Answers
All answers are highlighted
Sarah remembers Tonys speech about ballet because she is on the dance team. This is an
a. Critical listening
c. Primacy/ Recency Effect
Which of the fo
Chapter 14 Speech Notes
Group: a gathering of people who interact with one another for a
3-10 people (5-7 best to maximize member interaction)
All participants are able to interact with each other
Common purpose or goal
COMM 1023 Quiz 6
1. A numbered list can communicate three relationships: priority, membership, and
2. The speaker should consider the _ when choosing and designing a presentation aid?
Name: A. B. Johnson
Persuasive Presentation Outline
Topic: Daylight Savings Time
General Speech Goal: To persuade.
Specific Speech Goal: To persuade my audience that the benefits of Daylight Savings Time are
I. Attention Getter:
Selecting and Narrowing Your Topic
o Analyze the audience
o Consider the occasion
o Explore your interests and experiences
o Conduct silent brainstorm
o Scan web directories and web pages
o Listen and read
o Think about conversatio
COMM 10123: Quiz 5
Chapters 10 & 11
1. The _theory explains that people pay more attention to and
remember that is presented first and last.
B. Cognitive Dissonance
D. Social Exchange
2. All of the following are types of atten
Quiz 8: Listening
1. The book discusses two reasons why listening is important. Which of the following is a reason
provided by the book?
A. Listening is an important survival skill.
B. Listening is ethical.
C. Listening is something we do a short am
Specific Purpose: I will inform my audience about the short-term and long-term effects of
Central idea: Research shows that, moderate, consistent consumption of caffeine can actually
enhance brain- processing skills, and is not
Organization Pattern Homework Assignment
1. How to gift-wrap a present?
a. Chronological Pattern
2. Stalking what can be done to stop it?
a. Topical Pattern
3. Why most fatal auto accidents occur?
a. Cause-Effect Pattern
4. The Amazon Riv
By: Danielle Solomon
Meet Georgi Readman
Why Do Students Buy
Speaking More Clearly
For each section, read the objective, then re-phrase the sentences to make them more effective by
using that objective.
Objective: Use concrete and precise words to make statements more specific. (Your textbook
Informative Speech Assignment
You are expected to be in class, ready to deliver your speech on the day for which you are assigned. You will not be
allowed to make up your speech, unless there is a serious reason for your absence and you have
and man-made) that
can prevent or slow
heart disease, liver
and colon cancer
COMM 10133 Business and Professional Speaking Master Syllabus
This is the master syllabus for all sections of COMM 10133 taught at Texas Christian University.
Each faculty member will have an additional addendum which provides the specifics for his/her se
Informative Speech Outline: Format and Sample
NOTE: This assignment calls for a sentence outline. There is a sample sentence outline on page 280 of
the textbook. Yours will need to have more supporting information to meet the time guidelines. The
Audience Analysis Worksheet Rev.S15
Answer the questions below each aspect to guide you through an analysis of your audience.
Name of speaker_Topic:_
Occasion of presentation:_Length of time for presentation:_
Name of audience:_ Size of group:_
The Risks of Ramen Noodles
December 3, 2015
Title: The Risks of Ramen Noodles
General Purpose: To inform people why they should remove Ramen Noodles from their diet.
Specific purpose: Helping people generalize the concerns of their long-
Women have a larger corpus coliseum: connects the two hemispheres
Women have more dendrite connections between brain cells
Women have a more developed limbic system
o Women: more prone to depression, sad
o Men: withdrawal, angry
Logical Fallacy Example
1. Argument from Age fallacy
a. Had a birthday party for my little boy Friday, and while I was shopping
in Kroger we walked by an aisle where the baked beans were lining
the shelves. While deciding what type of baked beans to buy,
By the end of my speech, our class will agree that while a lot of newspapers seem
to be shutting down, journalism isnt dying.
1. Introduction: Journalism- an industry in flux.
a. Some people say that the Internet is killing newspapers, magazines and
Effective Participation and
Leadership in teams
Effective Team Participants Have
Good Communication Skills
Business and Professional Speaking- Mrs. Alma Martinez-Egger
Dress for Success
Specific Purpose: I want my audience to see that professional
dress is sti