Speech Communication Made Simple (3rd Edition)

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9780131955448: Speech Communication Made Simple (3rd Edition)

Features: * comprehensive coverage of the speech-writing process * expanded section on effective use of eye contact, posture, gestures, and voice * various types of presentation -- from impromptu to persuasive * pronunciation and listening tips New to this edition: * new chapters on how to access and use different media, including the Internet for research and PowerPoint for visual aids * new interactive, communicative activities and exercises

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Speech Communication Made Simple , 3rd Edition, by Paulette Dale and James C. Wolfe, is a practical course that motivates advanced students to speak confidently and effectively. With its lighthearted and engaging self-help book approach, the text helps students acquire speech communication and listening skills that they can apply immediately and throughout their lives.

 

Features:

  • comprehensive coverage of the speech-writing process
  • expanded section on effective use of eye contact, posture, gestures, and voice
  • various types of presentation — from impromptu to persuasive
  • pronunciation and listening tips

 

New to this edition:

  • new chapters on how to access and use different media, including the Internet for research and PowerPoint for visual aids
  • new interactive, communicative activities and exercises

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