Forensics: The Winner's Guide to Speech Contests

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This textbook is designed to introduce students to individual forensic events, giving suggestions and guidelines for their preparation. Seven chapters describe the structure and winning strategies for each forensics event: original oratory, extemporaneous speaking and different types of oral interpretation. Beginning forensics students will benefit greatly from this text because it provides a definition and description of each event, the basic rules, and hints for preparation, practice, and performance. The book can also be a valuable resource for advanced students since it provides suggestions for winning in each event and checklists that will be useful for preparing for competition. This versatile book is written so that it can be used both for instruction, providing everything you need to know to compete in any event, and as a resource, with its easy to follow layout that you can refer to as you prepare for competition. Additional chapters provide information about Student Congress and about national and private speech tournaments.

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Brent Oberg teaches communication, speech and television production at Highlands Ranch High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, a suburb of Denver. In his role as coach of the Highlands Ranch Speech and Debate Team, Brent has seen his students qualify for finals, semi-finals and quarterfinals at the national tournament and win numerous state and tournament championships. Hi has also coached a national champion in the National Management Association Oratorical Contest, a national runner-up in the American Legion Oratorical Contest, and a national finalist in the VFW Voice of Democracy Contest. He has taught speech and coached forensics at the junior high, high school and university levels.

Brent holds a bachelor's degree in speech and English education from the University of Wyoming and a master's degree in communication from Regis University in Denver.

Brent lives in Highlands Ranch with his wife, Beth, and his children, Quinn, Soren and Zoe. He loves to travel, hike, golf and, more than anything else, spend time with his family.

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