The Natural Speaker, 6/e Randy Fujishin, WestValley College The Natural Speaker is a concise, practical, inexpensive, student-friendly guide to public speaking that explores the basic skills necessary to present a natural, effective, and rewarding speech to any audience. By providing a basic knowledge of speech construction, practice, and delivery, this text is designed to enhance and improve students' natural speaking strengths. Featuring a warm, simple, and humorous writing style, The Natural Speaker presents the fundamental concepts and skills required for effective speaking. Features: Presents a warm, friendly, and inspirational introduction to public speaking with an emphasis on real-life application of communication skills. Increases students awareness of and sensitivity to culture through its multicultural and intercultural perspective on public speaking. New to This Edition: Brings greater attention to plagiarism and the ethical considerations of the public speaker in a new section on this important topic. Expands and develops the original discussion of the four categories of analysis with a new section on audience analysis. Provides stronger coverage of the critical topic of information gathering using direct observation, surveys, interviews, and the speaker contact person . Offers students significant help and specific suggestions in a new section that focuses on getting the most from analyzing their own speeches. What Reviewers Are Saying about The Natural Speaker: The Natural Speaker effectively deals with the emotional side of public speaking. It is easy to read and provides valuable insights. It is a textbook with a good balance of academia and personality. If more textbooks were written in the style of The Natural Speaker, students could actually enjoy their reading assignments. James A. W. Medina, ParkUniversity The Natural Speaker is the perfect complement to my Public Speaking classes. It is less formulaic and more practical. Stephen Moro, ThomasCollege I feel that The Natural Speaker, while containing a wealth of information, never loses sight of the student. William E. Hysell, MohawkValley Community CollegeFujishin, Randy is the author of 'Natural Speaker', published 2008 under ISBN 9780205543021 and ISBN 0205543022.