5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Why does the use of creative language lead to a successful commemorative speech?
- Terminal credibility
- Slippery slope
- Question of value
- a Your success will depend on your ability to put into language the thoughts and emotions appropriate to the occasion.
- b The credibility of a speaker at the end of the speech.
- c A fallacy that forces listeners to choose between two alternatives when more than two alternatives exist.
- d A question about the worth, rightness, morality, and so forth of an idea or action.
- e A fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to subsequent steps that cannot be prevented.
5 Multiple choice questions
- While listening, they assess the speaker's credibility, delivery, supporting materials, language, reasoning, and emotional appeals.
- The juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, usually in parallel structure.
- Reasoning that moves from particular facts to a general conclusion.
- 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?
5 True/False questions
5 Guidelines for improving delivery → -Be courteous and attentive
-Avoid prejudging the speaker
-Maintain the free and open expression of ideas
Analogical reasoning → 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.
Why should speakers use inclusive language? → It is language that does not stereotype, demean, or patronize people on the basis of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or other factors.
Reasoning from principle → A fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to subsequent steps that cannot be prevented.
Connotative meaning → Listening to evaluate a message for purposes of accepting or rejecting it.