After reading Chapter 16, answer any TWO of the following review questions on page 315: 2, 8, 9, 10. Please post your responses on the discussion board for this week.
2) When giving a speech to motivate action, it is important to try to get listeners to t
Smoking is bad for you. There! We said it right up front. There's no reasonable line of argument that can lead to any other conclusion: smoking kills lots of people, around 50 percent of its long term users. But with all that said, people love to smoke.
Did you know that there are 13 Islamic countries where atheists can be put to death for voicing their
opinions or rejecting the official state religion? In their February 2013 Freedom of Thought report, the
International Humanist and Ethical Union tells u
For homework, answer review questions #1, 2, and 3 on page 249 of the text (the end of chapter 13). Post your answers to those questions on the discussion board by the deadline on the syllabus. Your answers should total approximately 250-350 words.
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Q1: Five common reasons for speakers to be nervous when giving a speech are:
1 - Fear of being stared at.
Many people do not enjoy being the center of attention, even those who claim to. Knowing everyone's eyes are watching everything you do can be unne
Impromptu, manuscript and memorized speeches each have disadvantages. Truly impromptu
speeches lack the ability to prepare in advance. You as the speaker will not have the opportunity to
practice or to set up any presentation aids. Delivering a manuscri
Ms Paul's delivery was rather staid, in the manner that our text had warned us about. Not quite robotic,
but it was obvious that she was merely reading out loud. This is far from the conversational tone that
would be appropriate for this kind of speech. T