5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Why the effective use of language is vital to a public speaker?
- Factors that affect credibility
- Critical listening
- Reasoning from specific instances
- The importance of using language accurately in public speeches
- a Listening to evaluate a message for purposes of accepting or rejecting it.
- 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.
- c Each right word and almost right word means something a little different from the other, and each says something special to listeners.
- d Reasoning that moves from particular facts to a general conclusion.
- e Every word has shades of meaning that distinguish it from every other word.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The first basic issue in analyzing a question of policy: Is there a serious problem or need that requires a change from current policy?
- A fallacy that assumes that because something is popular, it is therefore good, correct, or desirable.
- It is language that does not stereotype, demean, or patronize people on the basis of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or other factors.
- A fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to subsequent steps that cannot be prevented.
- -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
4 Causes of poor listening → -Not concentrating
-Listening too hard
-Jumping to conclusions
-Focusing on delivery and personal appearance
Question of policy → A question about the worth, rightness, morality, and so forth of an idea or action.
Empathic listening → Listening to understand the message of a speaker.
Metaphor → An implicit comparison, not introduced with the word "like" or "as," between two things that are essentially different yet having something in common.
Acceptance speech → The juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, usually in parallel structure.