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Contains a subject, predicate and is a complete thought. Starts with a capital and ends with some end punctuation.
person, place, thing, or idea
used to name a specific person, place, or thing. These begin with a capital letter. Examples: Sarah, Los Angelas, Mars, Cafe Río
-Keeps leaves all year round -Cone shaped -Needle like leaves -Seeds in pine cones
-Loses its leaves -Hemisphere shaped -Broad leaves -Seeds in nuts/berries
-Contains the leaves -Generates food (photosynthesis)
True or false: Speeches that rely on a problem-solution pattern of organization link points together based on their physical relationships.
True or false: A transition that indicates a key move in a speech, making its organization clear to the audience is called a signpost
True or false: The complete-sentence outline provides a very broad and general description of your ideas and how they are related to each other.
It is the beginning of the essay that contains a hook, summary of your three ideas, and a thesis statement
These are the middle paragraphs in an essay (2,3, & 4) and each paragraph will have one idea from your introduction and will be explained with an example/supporting detail/evidence
The final paragraph in an essay. It will include a restatement of your thesis statement in a powerful way and will have one choice from the clever conclusion handout: advice, lesson, feeling, or question.
Invention, Arrangement, Style, Memory, Delivery
Foundations of communication studies. Began in Greece to help people learn the practical need of communicating effectively in society
Ethos, logos, pathos
an outline helps ensure that ideas flow clearly from one to another
judge whether each part of the speech is fully developed; ensure that ideas flow clearly from one to another; solidify the structure of a speech
your main points are properly balanced; you have adequate supporting materials for your main points
words or phrases used in ways that effect an obvious change in their standard meaning
grammar and sounds that are used in ways that effect an obvious change in their standard meaning
over and over again use of sounds, words, or ideas
a teacher explaining the requirements for an assignment
a social worker explaining adoption laws to potential parents
a business manager reporting on next year's budget
beginning of speech, including attention getter, a statement of the thesis and purpose, a reference to the speaker's credibility, and a preview of the main points
an audience is more likely to pay attention to and recall what speakers present at the beginning of a speech than what they present in the speech body
the first element of an introduction, designing mainly to create interest in a speech
p b m we articulate by bringing both lips together.
the /f/ and /v/ sounds, where the upper front teeth are in contact with the lower lip
θ, ð These sounds, both spelled th, are pronounced by inserting the tip of the tongue between the teeth