5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Slippery slope
- Reasoning from principle
- The guidelines for an effective speech of introduction
- The importance of using language accurately in public speeches
- a Each right word and almost right word means something a little different from the other, and each says something special to listeners.
- b -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.
- c Reasoning that moves from a general principle to a specific conclusion.
- d A fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to subsequent steps that cannot be prevented.
- e A fallacy that forces listeners to choose between two alternatives when more than two alternatives exist.
5 Multiple choice questions
- -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.
- The credibility of a speaker at the end of the speech.
- Your body is responding as it would to any stressful situation- by producing extra adrenaline.
- -Not concentrating
-Listening too hard
-Jumping to conclusions
-Focusing on delivery and personal appearance
- The speaker needs to take into account that the meanings attached to gestures, facial expressions, and other nonverbal signals vary from culture to culture.
5 True/False questions
Connotative meaning → The meaning suggested by the associations or emotions triggered by a word or phrase.
Red herring → A fallacy that forces listeners to choose between two alternatives when more than two alternatives exist.
Lucas' methods of dealing with nervousness → -Acquire speaking experience.
-Prepare, prepare, prepare.
-Use the power of visualization.
-Know that most nervousness is not visible.
-Don't expect perfection.
Simile → An explicit comparison, introduced with the word "like" or "as," between things that are essentially different yet have something in common.
Antithesis → A fallacy that forces listeners to choose between two alternatives when more than two alternatives exist.