Public Speaking final: part 2

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Oral communication skills
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When hiring, employers are most likely to be influenced by an applicant’s
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Symbols
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In the speech communication process, the message is sent in the form of
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Deliberately make mistakes
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To gain rapport with their audiences, some comedians
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Communication only
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Public speakers should regard their task as
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500
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In most speeches, listeners can process information at about _____ words per minute, whereas most speakers talk at 125 to 150 words a minute
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Try to speak in a conversation manner
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Which of these comments would be most helpful for an evaluator to make to a speaker
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Serious
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For a presentation, which approach do most international audiences prefer
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Positive comments
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In giving a speaker an evaluation of a speech, which should be present first
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Give periodic breaks
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If a meeting lasts a long time, be sure to
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the woman herself
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In preparing for a speech next week, you discover that one member of the audience has a vision impairment. To find out how to meet her needs, whom should you consult?
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Talking directly to the interpreter, instead of the audience
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In working with an interpreter, which of the following it NOT recommended by the text?
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Too technical
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The specific purpose “to explain to my listeners the chemical composition of vegetable oils” is _________ for a classroom.
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a rhetorical
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A speaker says “How long will America continue to be plagued with child abuse?” This is an example of ______ question
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Summary
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The text quotes the old speech making formula, “Tell ’em what you’re going to tell ’em, Then told ’em” what you told ’em.” The last sentence refers to the
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short
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The texts says, “Quotations usually work best when they are….”
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chronological
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For a speech explaining how to bake bread, which organizational pattern would be used?
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a spotlight
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A speaker says, “Now we come to the most important thing I have to tell you.” Which device is the speaker using?
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A bridge
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A speaker says, “Now that we have looked at the problem, let’s turn our attention to the solution.” Which device is the speaker using?”
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Informative
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“How to make a home burglar proof” is an example of which kind of speech?
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Thesis statement
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Which of the following is a synonym for central idea?
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a topic
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“Parrots as pets” is an example of a
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Personal apeernace
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In analyzing an audience, which of the following variable should NOT be considered>
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Begin simply and add complexity throughout the presentation
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Some audience members know a lot about your speech topic; others know nothing. Your best approach is to
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an analogy
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“Punctuation marks are like traffic signs.” This sentence is
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Problem-solution
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Which organizational pattern is especially popular in persuasive speeches?

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