Translating ideas and images in the speaker's mind into verbal or nonverbal messages that an
audience can understand is termed
One of the ways that public speaking and conversation are different is that public speaking is
When an audience member translates the speaker's verbal and nonverbal messages into
information and ideas, this process is known as
In the communication process, what is the term for something that interferes with the
A speech that is designed to teach, define, illustrate, clarify, or elaborate on a topic reflects
an informative speech purpose
Tara was really nervous before her final class speech, but she just kept concentrating on how
important she believed her message to be. She felt convinced in her message, and that
conviction finally helped her to dispel her nervousness before the presentation. Which tip
about developing confidence in public speaking does this example reflect?
focus on the message rather than on your fear
The process called ________ reduces communication apprehension through muscle relaxation techniques.
_________ focuses on changing negatively held beliefs a speaker has about him- or herself that are based primarily on specific irrational beliefs.
This method of anxiety management suggests that because apprehension toward public speaking is learned it can be unlearned.
If you learn how to perform successfully, your apprehension will be reduced by using:
What is ethnocentrism?
the attitude that one's own cultural approach is superior to those from other cultures
Trying to determine what an audience believes or thinks about a speech topic is termed
An examination by the speaker of the time and place of the speech, size of the expected
audience, and the speaking occasion is
a situational analysis
Collecting information about an audience concerning their age range, gender, and ethnicity is
a demographic analysis
Brent was presenting a speech on childhood diabetes, a disease that he had suffered from for
years. He decided not to mention this fact to his audience. According to your text, which
statement concerning Brent's speech is more correct?
a speaker's personal experience makes him more credible to his audience
The specific group of audience members that you, as a speaker, most wish to address or
influence is your
The speaker's outline which contains the specific purpose, the introduction, all main ideas with supporting material, and a conclusion is
the preparation outline
Considering the needs, interests, and expectations of listeners during the entire speech
preparation process is called
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications and the American Statistics Index are described in your textbook as examples of
It is necessary to determine what individual or organization is responsible for a website in
order to determine its
When someone, who is a recognized authority in a specialized area, states his/her opinion,
this is considered
What are important guidelines for the use of statistics in a speech?
use reputable, authoritative, unbiased sources for your statistics
In her presentation to the school board about plans for the new physical fitness facility, Ms.
Anderson described the various workout areas, gyms, locker rooms, and physical therapy
facilities. Which organizational pattern was Ms. Anderson using in her presentation?
The pattern of speech organization used in a speech topic that progresses in order of time
The linear organizational pattern that categorizes a speech by dividing a subject into natural parts or divisions is called:
The main reason to use previews, summaries, and signposts is to
keep your audience on track with your speech
When you state a main idea, cite the source, present the material, and then explain how the
material supports the main idea, you are
integrating supporting materials smoothly
It is important in an introduction to build trust with the audience, to have them believe you
and like you. This is known as speaker
The final step in an introduction is to provide your audience with an overview of your speech. This step is known as
The nineteenth-century practice of delivering famous speeches from history, instead of writing
one's own speeches, is
Deanna makes the claim in her persuasive speech that unregulated car emissions in major
urban areas worldwide contribute to the depletion of the ozone layer, which contributes to
global warming. Which type of organizational pattern is reflected in this example?