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Public Speaking: Oral communication skills for EFL students

ISBN: 968-7788-29-1  
Editorial: Jit Press  
Autor: Paula Flores Kastanis  
Edición: Primera
Lugar: México  
Páginas: 172    
Tamaño: 16.5 X 22.5 cm    


1.1. Concept of public speaking. 1.2. Personal and social benefits. 1.3. Public speaking and communication. 1.3.1. Difference between public speaking and conversations. 1.3.2. Public speaking is a learned activity. 1.4. Public speaking carries ethical responsibilities. 1.4.1. Respect for the integrity of ideas. 1.4.2. Concern for listeners.

2.1. What constitutes effective listening. 2.2. Sources of interference. 2.2.1. Internal sources of interference. 2.2.2. External noise. 2.2.3. Semantic noise. 2.3. Developing your critical thinking and listeng skills. 2.4. Developing your first speech. 2.4.1. Seven actino steps to prepare a speech. 2.4.2. Guidelines for evaluating speeches.

3.1. Your voice: A powerful tool. Using your voice effectively. 3.1.1. Voice’s characteristcs. 3.1.2. Patterns of seaking. 3.2. Language and effective speeches. 3.3. Body language: Using your body to comunicate. 3.3.1. Facial expressions and eye contact. 3.3.2. Movements and gestures. 3.3.3. Personal appearance, poise, and posture. 3.4. Speaking anxieties. 3.5. Presentation aids. 3.5.1. Kinds of presentation aids. 3.5.2. Presentation media. 3.5.3. Preparing presentation aids.

4.1. The elements of a presentation. 4.2. Selecting and analyzing a topic. 4.3. Analyzing the audience, occasion, setting and goal or purpose. 4.3.1. Analyzing the audience. 4.3.2. Analyzing the ocasion and setting. 4.3.3. Defining the speech purpose or goal. 4.3.4. Writing the Thesis Statement. 4.4. Researching the presentation. 4.4.1. Personal experience as a source of information. 4.4.2. Library research. 4.4.3. Interviewing for information. 4.4.4. Recording information. 4.4.5. How to write index or source cards.

5.1 Principles of good form. 5.2. Develop an audience adaptation plan. 5.3. Outlines: structure and organization for your speech. 5.3.1. Determinate the best order. 5.3.2. Selecting the supporting material. 5.3.3. Determining transitions. 5.3.4. Checklist for an outline. 5.4. The elements of the presentation matriz. 5.5. The introduction. 5.5.1. Capture attention by using an “Attention-getter”. 5.5.2. Establish your credibility. 5.5.3. Focus on your thesis statement and preview your message. 5.6. The body. 5.7. The conclusion. 5.8. Presentation aids.

6.1. The goal of an informative speech and its principles. 6.2. Types of informative speeches. 6.2.1. Demonstration. 6.2.2. Description. 6.2.3. Report. 6.3. Preparation and delivery of an informative speech.

7.1. The goal of a persuasive speech. 7.1.1. Principle 1: Write a persuasive goal. 7.1.2. Pinciple 2: Analyze the audience. 7.1.3. Principle 3: Give evidence and logical reasons. 7.1.4. Principle 4: Organize material to meet audience attitude. 7.1.5. Principle 5: Motivate by using emotions. 7.1.6. Principle 6: Build credibility. 7.1.7. Principle 7: Deliver the speech convincingly. 7.2. Motivating audiences.

Collaborative work group processing reflection.
Evaluation rubric-speech delivery.
Rubric to evaluate collaborative work in class.
Writing evaluation rubric.
Vebs and vocabulary.