Packed with sample speeches illustrating what to doaas well as plenty of examples detailing what not to doathis value-priced public speaking text equips you with the essential skills and theories needed to become an effective public speaker. ESSENTIALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING delivers abundant practical advice and also offers intriguing discussions on the role of ethics in public speaking as well as up-to-date coverage on effectively using technology in speech development and delivery. A strong emphasis on visual aids includes an insightful, four-color insert detailing how to get the most from your presentation materials. ESSENTIALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING, 4e includes a wealth of learning resources like Speech Builder Express 3.0 speech-outlining software, InfoTracA(R) College Edition, videos of sample speeches, sample outlines, and more. It is an invaluable resourceaat a value price.Cheryl Hamilton is the author of 'Cengage Advantage Books: Essentials of Public Speaking', published 2008 under ISBN 9780495504245 and ISBN 0495504246.