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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Why is nervousness normal?
  2. Need
  3. Imagery
  4. Question of policy
  5. Plan
  1. a The second basic issue in analyzing a question of policy: If there is a problem with current policy, does the speaker have a plan to solve the problem?
  2. b The first basic issue in analyzing a question of policy: Is there a serious problem or need that requires a change from current policy?
  3. c Your body is responding as it would to any stressful situation- by producing extra adrenaline.
  4. d The use of vivid language to create mental images of objects, actions, or ideas.
  5. e A question about whether a specific course of action should or should not be taken.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The credibility of a speaker before she or he starts to speak.
  2. Presenting another person's language or ideas as one's own
  3. -Reading from a manuscript
    -Reciting from memory
    -Speaking impromptu
    -Speaking extemporaneously
  4. A fallacy that assumes that because something is popular, it is therefore good, correct, or desirable.
  5. The credibility of a speaker produced by everything she or he says and does during the speech.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. How to become a better listener?-Speakers must show respect for the cultures of the people they address.
    -They need to adapt their message to the cultural values and expectations of their listeners.


  3. The importance of using language accurately in public speechesEach right word and almost right word means something a little different from the other, and each says something special to listeners.


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


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


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