1 An Overview 2 Speech Anxiety 3 Listeners and Listening: Analyzing Audiences and Being a Responsive Audience Member 4 Selecting the Topic and Stating the Specific Purpose 5 Gathering Materials 6 Organizing the Speech 7 The Body of the Speech: Developing Your Ideas 8 Introductions, Conclusions, and Transitions 9 Visual Aids 10 Language Use 11 Delivery 12 The Speech to Inform 13 Bases of Persuasion 14 Constructing the Persuasive Speech 15 The Speech to Entertain 16 Speaking for Special Occasions Appendix: Performance of Literature by Gail Miller IndeHoward Joseph Ayres is the author of 'Effective Public Speaking', published 1993 under ISBN 9780697129116 and ISBN 069712911X.
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