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100

What is conversation.
A form of communication which has much in common with modern public speaking is__________.

100

What is noise.
In the communication process, what is the term for something that interferes with the communication process?

100

What is the difference between public speaking and everyday conversation.
The fact that most speeches are planned and rehearsed well in advance of delivery illustrates what?

100

What is the introduction, the body, and the conclusion.
The three major divisions of a speech are:
 

200

What is understanding different cultures
In this, the twenty-first century of a new era in speechmaking, we know that ______________ is important.

200

What is feedback.
When a speaker watches and listens for audience response and adapts the delivered message to that response, the speaker is reacting to audience ______.

200

What is prejudice.
When the audience has clearly decided before you even begin to speak that the message has no value for them, the listening barrier to overcome is____________.

200

What is False
True or False? A specific-purpose statement is a statement of your major ideas.
 

300

What is listening to empathize.
In her speech about the homeless problem in the United States, Charlotte becomes a bit emotional, her voice choking up a little. This causes Amy, an audience member, to become emotional too. What type of listening is occurring in this situation?

300

What is Feedback.
Head nods, murmurings, facial expressions, and eye contact from audience members are all forms of:

300

What is receiver apprehension
A listener who suffers from a fear of misunderstanding or misinterpreting messages is said to have______________.

300

What is True
True or False? Your perceptions of the speaking event, your self-image, and your self-esteem interact to create speech anxiety.
 

400

What is accommodation
The willingness to listen to different viewpoints and understand beliefs and values other than your own is known as

400

What is personal concerns
Nick is really worried about his statistics exam after lunch, and isnĘąt really listening to his speech instructor. The listening barrier here is___________________.

400

What is ethics.
Our beliefs, values, and moral principles by which we determine what is right or wrong are our

400

What is False
True or False? Speech anxiety is never beneficial to a speaker.
 

500

What is plagiarism
Lifting key passages from sources you do not credit in your speech is an unethical practice known as

500

What is focus on the message rather than on your fear.
Tara was really nervous before her final class speech, but she just kept concentrating on how important she believed her message to be. She felt convinced in her message, and that conviction finally helped her to dispel her nervousness before the presentation. Which tip about developing confidence in public speaking does this example reflect?

500

What is to inform, to persuade, and to entertain.
There are three general purposes for speeches given in your book. What are they?

500

What is channeling nervous energy
When a speaker alternately tenses and relaxes their muscles before speaking, this reflects a strategy of coping with nervousness that your text refers to as_________.
 

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