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5 Matching questions

  1. Slippery slope
  2. 5 Guidelines for ethical speech making
  3. 4 Causes of poor listening
  4. Practicality
  5. 4 Aspects of bodily action that are most important to a public speaker
  1. a A fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to subsequent steps that cannot be prevented.
  2. b -Not concentrating
    -Listening too hard
    -Jumping to conclusions
    -Focusing on delivery and personal appearance
  3. c -Make sure your goals are ethically sound
    -Be fully prepared for each speech
    -Be honest in what you say
    -Avoid name-calling and other forms of abusive language
    -Put ethical principals into practice
  4. d -Personal appearance
    -Eye contact
  5. e The third basic issue in analyzing a question of policy: Will the speaker's plan solve the problem? Will it create new and more serious problems?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. -Public speaking is more highly structured
    -Public speaking requires more formal language
    -Public speaking requires a different method of delivery
  2. You should say and do everything in a way that will make you appear capable and trustworthy.
  3. -Acquire speaking experience.
    -Prepare, prepare, prepare.
    -Think positively.
    -Use the power of visualization.
    -Know that most nervousness is not visible.
    -Don't expect perfection.
  4. Your body is responding as it would to any stressful situation- by producing extra adrenaline.
  5. Reiteration of the same word or set of words at the beginning or end of successive clauses or sentences.

5 True/False questions

  1. RhythmAn explicit comparison, introduced with the word "like" or "as," between things that are essentially different yet have something in common.


  2. Denotative meaningThe literal or dictionary meaning of a word or phrase.


  3. Purpose of a commemorative speechA speech that gives thanks for a gift, an award, or some other form of public recognition.


  4. Comprehensive listeningListening to understand the message of a speaker.


  5. What are the roles of appealing to emotions in persuasive speeches?-Reading from a manuscript
    -Reciting from memory
    -Speaking impromptu
    -Speaking extemporaneously


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