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5 Matching questions

  1. Either-or
  2. Slippery slope
  3. Reasoning from principle
  4. The guidelines for an effective speech of introduction
  5. The importance of using language accurately in public speeches
  1. a Each right word and almost right word means something a little different from the other, and each says something special to listeners.
  2. 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.
  3. c Reasoning that moves from a general principle to a specific conclusion.
  4. d A fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to subsequent steps that cannot be prevented.
  5. e A fallacy that forces listeners to choose between two alternatives when more than two alternatives exist.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. -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.
  2. The credibility of a speaker at the end of the speech.
  3. Your body is responding as it would to any stressful situation- by producing extra adrenaline.
  4. -Not concentrating
    -Listening too hard
    -Jumping to conclusions
    -Focusing on delivery and personal appearance
  5. 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

  1. Connotative meaningThe meaning suggested by the associations or emotions triggered by a word or phrase.

          

  2. Red herringA fallacy that forces listeners to choose between two alternatives when more than two alternatives exist.

          

  3. Lucas' methods of dealing with nervousness-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. SimileAn explicit comparison, introduced with the word "like" or "as," between things that are essentially different yet have something in common.

          

  5. AntithesisA fallacy that forces listeners to choose between two alternatives when more than two alternatives exist.

          

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