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Ch. 11 Informative Speaking

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1 minute
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When practicing for a demonstration speech, you should add ____ on to your practice time.
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After hearing my speech, my audience will know how to train a dog to heel.
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Which of the following is the best worded purpose statement for a five-minute speech?
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False
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When giving a demonstration speech, you should merely tell the audience how to do something, but never attempt to actually show them.
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Topical
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Which organizational pattern is used most often in informative speeches?
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Influence choices or opinions
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An informative speech is meant to do all of the following except
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False
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Demonstration speeches promote understanding-knowing
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False
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A demonstration speech always takes less time than an informational speech.
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False
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Using color and underlining on your speaking notes will distract you during your speech
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True
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Speaking notes should be as brief as possible, preferably an outline using keywords or phrases.
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Analyze the audience
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The first step in preparing an informative speech should be:
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Aiding in the mastery of a skill
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The focus of an informational speech is all of the following except:
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True
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One of the primary differences between informative and persuasive speeches is the speaker’s goal.
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Memorize speech
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Which is NOT a preparation step for informative speaking?
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False
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Informative speeches promote a skill-making or doing.
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Informational
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A speaker gives a speech about how to take better vacation photographs. The main points of the speech are what equipment to use, how to compose a shot involving only landscape, and how to compose a shot including people. The speaker’s visuals include two different kinds of cameras, several lenses, and several enlarged photographs on transparencies, which show good and bad examples of composition. This speech is best categorized as:
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False
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It is helpful to write your speech as if it were a written essay.
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What they have been doing before your presentation
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When analyzing the audience, you should try to find out these things except
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Distort facts on visual aids to prove a point.
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Effective speakers do all of the following except
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Indirectly persuasive
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A speaker gave a speech about the effects of second-hand smoke. As a result, three audience members chose not to smoke when in the company of non-smoking friends. The speech would be best categorized as:
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Probability and fidelity
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According to the text, a narration or story has two important qualities:
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Not citing the source you use, regardless of whether or not you paraphrase the information or use it word-for-word
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The key component of unintentional plagiarism, as demonstrated by it’s inclusion in every example of plagiarism, is:
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True
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A consideration to make when giving a PowerPoint presentation is to make sure there is adequate lighting so the audience can see your facial expressions during the presentation.