Chapter 13 New Speech Terms

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Anecdote
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A brief story that illustrates a point
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Quotation
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A person’s exact words
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Public lecture
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A formal speech prepared for the public
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Cutaway
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A model sliced to make the inside visible
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Status Report
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Report of what a group has accomplished
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Thesis
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A statement of purpose
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Definition
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The meaning of a term or concept
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Narrowing
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Cutting your subject down to size
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Model
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A small copy of an object, usually to scale
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Map
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A sketch of geographical features
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Fireside Chat
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It features a group leader addressing the public’s concerns , worries and issues
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Overhead Projector
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A device for projecting information recorded on plastic transparencies
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Cultural literacy
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Information that the average American can be expected to know
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Diagram
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A drawing that explains something
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Briefing
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A speech used to tell group members about changes in policy or procedures
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Chalk Talk
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A speech relying on the chalkboard
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Graph
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A drawing representing relationships
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Advance Organizer
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A forecast of what the audience can expect
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Handout
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Fliers, brochures, or information sheets that you prepare ahead of time and duplicate
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Multimedia Presentation
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Speech supplemented with special computer software
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Download
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Transfer data form one computers’ memory to another

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