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5 Matching questions

  1. Why the effective use of language is vital to a public speaker?
  2. Factors that affect credibility
  3. Critical listening
  4. Reasoning from specific instances
  5. The importance of using language accurately in public speeches
  1. a Listening to evaluate a message for purposes of accepting or rejecting it.
  2. b -Competence- how an audience regards a speaker's intelligence, expertise, and knowledge of the subject.
    -Character- how an audience regard's a speaker's sincerity, trustworthiness, and concern for the well-being of the audience.
  3. c Each right word and almost right word means something a little different from the other, and each says something special to listeners.
  4. d Reasoning that moves from particular facts to a general conclusion.
  5. e Every word has shades of meaning that distinguish it from every other word.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The first basic issue in analyzing a question of policy: Is there a serious problem or need that requires a change from current policy?
  2. A fallacy that assumes that because something is popular, it is therefore good, correct, or desirable.
  3. It is language that does not stereotype, demean, or patronize people on the basis of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or other factors.
  4. A fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to subsequent steps that cannot be prevented.
  5. -Be brief.
    -Make sure your remarks are completely accurate.
    -Adapt your remarks to the occasion.
    -Adapt your remarks to the main speaker.
    -Adapt your remarks to the audience.
    -Try to create a sense of anticipation and drama.

5 True/False questions

  1. 4 Causes of poor listening-Not concentrating
    -Listening too hard
    -Jumping to conclusions
    -Focusing on delivery and personal appearance


  2. Question of policyA question about the worth, rightness, morality, and so forth of an idea or action.


  3. Empathic listeningListening to understand the message of a speaker.


  4. MetaphorAn implicit comparison, not introduced with the word "like" or "as," between two things that are essentially different yet having something in common.


  5. Acceptance speechThe juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, usually in parallel structure.


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