Public Speaking Chapter 12 Review

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delivery
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the public presentation of a speech
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impromptu speaking
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a type of public speaking in which the speaker has little or no time to present a speech
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extemporaneous speaking
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giving a speech that has planned, researched, organized, and practiced
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manuscript speaking
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giving a speech that has been written out word for word
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memorized speaking
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giving a speech that has been committed to memory
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pitch
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the highness or lowness of a speakers voice
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volume
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the loudness of a speakers voice
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dialect
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the vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation used by a specific group of people, such as a regional or ethnic group
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rate
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the speed at which the speaker speaks
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monotone
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a way of speaking in which the speaker does not alter his or her pitch
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vocal variety
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changes in the volume, rate, and pitch of a speakers voice that affect the meaning of the words delivered
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vocalized pauses
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words used to fill in when a speaker is trying to think of something to say “um” “like”
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articulation
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the physical process of producing specific speech sounds to make language intelligible
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pronunciation
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saying words correctly according to the accepted ways of the speakers language
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posture
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the way a speaker positions and carries his or her body
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nonverbal messages
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information that is not communicated with words, but rather, through movement, gesture, facial expression, vocal quality, use of time, use of space, and touch
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presentation outline
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an outline that distills a complete-sentence outline, listing only the words and phrases that will guide the speaker through the main parts of speech and the transitions between them
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keywords
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a word that identifies a subject or a point of primary interest or concern
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T or F. “Delivery” in public speaking refers to the oral component of a speech.
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false
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T or F. The most challenging delivery issue men encounter in public speaking is voice volume.
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false
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T or F. Monotone is the best pitch to use when giving a speech
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false
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T or F. One way speakers can involve the audience is asking for volunteers to do something
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true
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T or F. Extemporaneous speeches afford the speaker the ability to research, organize and rehearse their speech.
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true
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T or F. According to your textbook, while male and female speakers are equally capable, according to your textbook, female speakers are viewed as more influential and persuasive.
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false
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T or F. Pitch measures the highness or lowness of the speaker’s voice.
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true
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T or F. Dialect is the vocabulary, grammer, and pronunciation used by a group of people
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true
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T or F. Um,” “ah,” and “you know” are examples of vocalized pauses.
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true
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T or F. Appearance does not impact a speaker’s credibility.
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false
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T or F. Keywords in a presentation outline identify topics or speaking points of primary interest or concern.
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true
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T or F. It is not a problem if a speaker goes over her allotted time for presenting her speech
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false
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T or F. Information that is communicated without words, but rather through movement, gesture and facial expression is called nonverbal messages.
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true
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When students talk in class during a discussion, this is an example of _____ delivery.
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impromptu
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. ______ delivery can be thought of as balancing structure and spontaneity.
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extemporaneous
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For women, the most challenging aspect of speech delivery is
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voice volume
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The presentation outline is used for
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practicing a speech
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When practicing a speech for extemporaneous delivery, speakers should practice
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in stages
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One strategy for managing your body when giving a speech is:
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maintain good posture
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One advantage of the ________ delivery method is the speaker can avoid making misstatements.
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manuscript
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Which of the following is true about culture and speech delivery?
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American audiences may perceive a speaker as nervous, but Asian audiences might view the same behavior as modesty.
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Speakers who use mobility aids should
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determine in advance if standing or sitting for the presentation will be the most practical.
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A faster speaking rate, higher vocal pitch, and louder volume when speaking suggests
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energy
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When effectively delivering a speech the speaker should
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look at all audience members
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To effectively manage the audience during a speech the speaker should
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make sure audience members who require accommodations have them.
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Effectively handling the question-and-answer session after a speech involves
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repeating the question so the audience can hear it.
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The presentation outline
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includes key words to trigger the speaker’s memory
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Speakers with hearing impairments should
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A. Use a sign-to-voice interpreter if the speaker usually communicates using American Sign Language. B. Ask audience members to use a microphone during a question-and-answer session. C. Present the speech aloud if the speaker is confident of his/her abilities.
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Which of the following is NOT one of the four delivery methods discussed in your textbook?
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improvisation
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Tulin wants to make sure she says just the right words in her speech; as such the best method of delivery for her is likely _______________.
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manuscript
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Which of the following types of delivery has little or no preparation?
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impromptu
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Which type of delivery is also referred to as “structured spontaneity?”
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Extemporaneous
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Which of the following is NOT recommended for managing your voice when
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incorporate vocalized pauses
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Which of the following is NOT recommended when delivering a speech?
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lock your knees
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Which of the following types of outlines is most likely written on your note cards?
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presentation

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