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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Why is nervousness normal?
  2. Analogical reasoning
  3. Antithesis
  4. How do audiences engage in a mental dialogue with the speaker as they listen to a persuasive speech?
  5. Why does the use of creative language lead to a successful commemorative speech?
  1. a While listening, they assess the speaker's credibility, delivery, supporting materials, language, reasoning, and emotional appeals.
  2. b Your body is responding as it would to any stressful situation- by producing extra adrenaline.
  3. c Your success will depend on your ability to put into language the thoughts and emotions appropriate to the occasion.
  4. d Reasoning in which a speaker compares two similar cases and infers that what is true for the first case is also true for the second.
  5. e The juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, usually in parallel structure.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An explicit comparison, introduced with the word "like" or "as," between things that are essentially different yet have something in common.
  2. -Organize your thoughts logically
    -Tailor your message to your audience
    -Telling a story for maximum impact
    -Adapt to listener feedback
  3. Reasoning that seeks to establish the relationship between causes and effects.
  4. -Personal appearance
    -Eye contact
  5. -Go through your preparation outline aloud to check how what you have written translates into spoken discourse.
    -Prepare your speaking outline.
    -Practice the speech aloud several times using only the speaking outline.
    -Now begin to polish and refine your delivery.
    -Give your speech a dress rehearsal under conditions as close as possible to those you will face in class.

5 True/False questions

  1. How to avoid ethnocentrism?-Take listening seriously
    -Be an active listener
    -Resist distractions
    -Don't be diverted by appearance or delivery
    -Suspend judgment
    -Focus your listening
    -Develop note-taking skills


  2. Terminal credibilityThe credibility of a speaker before she or he starts to speak.


  3. RepetitionReiteration of the same word or set of words at the beginning or end of successive clauses or sentences.


  4. 5 Steps of Monroe's motivated sequence-Attention


  5. 3 Guidelines for ethical listening-Be courteous and attentive
    -Avoid prejudging the speaker
    -Maintain the free and open expression of ideas