SPC1608: Chapter 13: Delivering Your Speech

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Non-verbal communication
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________ is communication other than through written or spoken language that creates meaning for someone.
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Emotional contagion theory
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In a public speaking situation, the speaker should pay attention to his or her emotions when delivering a speech because emotions are catching. This is explained by the…
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Impromptu
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When asked to deliver a speech at the last moment, the type of delivery style you will use is called ________ speaking.
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Extemporaneous Speeches
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Delivering a speech in a conversational style from a well-developed and researched outline is called…
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Eye contact
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The ability to monitor your audience’s response and adjust your message accordingly is a benefit of good…
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Regulating
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When Kelsey says, “How many of you have ever donated money to causes that support the homeless?” she extends the palms of her hands toward the audience to invite a response. Kelsey’s nonverbal communication serves what function?
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Substituting
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Without uttering a word, an audience can be quieted by holding up the palm of your hand to calm a noisy crowd. This is the nonverbal function of…
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Immediacy behaviors
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By using appropriate levels of eye contact, moving purposefully, and smiling while talking, a speaker is engaging in…
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Articulation
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Words such as “dint,” “mornin,” “gunna,” and “wanna” are all examples of poor…
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Dialect
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A consistent style of pronouncing words that is common to an ethnic group or geographic region is…

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