The Proper Techniques For Public Speaking

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Part I 1. Analogy- An extended comparison in which the unfamiliar is explained in terms of the familiar 2. Attitude- A state of mind about something; the beliefs or feelings one has about other people, ideas, and events.

3. Attributing- Identifying the original speaker of a quotation or the original source of a piece of support information 4. Behavior- The outward expressions of attitudes 5. Belongingness needs- Peoples need to have friends and to be loved by others 6. Call number- An identification number printed on each book and on each card in a library 7. Card catalog- An alphabetical listing of the books in a library; some card catalogs are computer listings 8. Cause-effect order- Speech organization in which the first part of a speech describes the cause of a problem and the second its effect 9. Chronological order- Organizing a speech by using a time sequence 10. Claim- The conclusion or idea one wants the audience to accept. See also claim of fact, claim of value, and claim of policy 11.

Classification order- An organizational pattern that divides items into categories or classes 12. Comparison/Contrast- Pointing out similarities between dissimilar subjects; pointing out differences between similar subjects 13. Definition- A statement expressing the meaning of a word or group of words 14. Demonstration speech- An informative speech in which the speaker shows the audience how to do something 15. Description- Representing in words what a person or scene looks like 16. Development- Amplifying and clarifying the claims and data in a speech 17. Dewey decimal system- A system for organizing and arranging nonfiction books in a library 18. Evidence- Support materials such as facts, statistics, or testimony 19. Example- A typical, specific instance, used in a speech as support material 20. External transition- Transition that connects points on different levels of an outline 21. Fear appeal- An emotional appeal that motivates the audience to act by making them feel fearful or vulnerable 22. Forecast- A statement that predicts the major points of a speech 23. Hierarchy-...