Chapter 1 Introducing Public Speaking. What is public speaking? Public speaking features communication between a speaker and his or her audience Public

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<ul><li><p>Chapter 1Introducing Public Speaking</p></li><li><p>What is public speaking? Public speaking features communication between a speaker and his or her audiencePublic speaking is audience centered.Good speakers:Consider audience's interest and needsAdapt to the occasion</p></li><li><p>Why study public speaking?</p></li><li><p>Public speaking: A great tradition</p></li><li><p>Public speaking: A great traditionIn 5th century B.C.E. Greece, speaking at assembly gave rise to the first formal studies of rhetoric, the craft of public speaking.In 1st century B.C.E. Rome, vigorous debate took place in the Senate.Cicero was a Senator and famous orator whose writings on rhetoric remain important.Quintilian emphasized the notion of the ethical oratora good person speaking well.</p></li><li><p>Public speaking: A great traditionHistorically, public speaking was studied across the globe.</p></li><li><p>Public speaking: A great traditionThe tradition of public speaking flourished in American history.The Great Awakening of the 1730s-1740s was an oratorical religious revival.There were many key speaking opportunities in revolutionary America.The antislavery movement was one of great oratory.The women's suffrage movementPublic address flourished in the 20th century.</p></li><li><p>Public speaking: A great tradition</p></li><li><p>Public speaking: A dynamic discipline</p></li><li><p>Introduction to public speaking: Wrap UpEffective public speaking can inspire, persuade, educate, and entertain.Because of this public speaking is a required course at many colleges.Despite this, many employers report a lack of public speaking skills among job candidates.You can learn to overcome speech anxiety and master public speaking just like you would learn to read, ride a bicycle, develop or another skill.</p><p>******</p><p>*</p></li></ul>

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