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Assignment 12
Comm 108 -- Abell
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Communication
02/17/2012

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When preparing a speech, you should first plan the ____
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body
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A statement that outlines the specific elements of the speech is the ____
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thesis statement
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"Today I am going to speak about the importance of child-proofing your home. Whether you have a child, are close to someone who has a child, or simply value personal safety, I hope my speech will provide you with helpful information to make your home the safest place it can be." The second sentence in this quote is an example of ____
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a listener relevance link
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____ is a statement you make in your speech indicating how and why it relates (or could relate) to
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A listener relevance link
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Which of the following is NOT a method of organizing the main points of a speech?
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alphabetical order
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If, for a speech on space exploration, you discussed the role of scientists, the role of government, and the role of the public, you would be using a basic speech pattern known as ____
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topic order
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A person who analyzes a baseball team by discussing pitching first, hitting second, coaching third, and managing fourth is using a method called ____
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topic order
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A speaker discusses a moon flight with the following main points: the blast-off, leaving the earth's atmosphere, in-space flight, orbiting the moon, and the descent to the lunar surface. She is using a method called ____
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time order
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A speech on how to build a deck for a backyard would likely follow a ____
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time order
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Section transitions ____
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act like a tour guide, leading the audience through the speech
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Creating goodwill refers to ____
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exhibiting warmth and good intent
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Karla starts her speech by saying, "Many of you know that I work closely with the AIDS Alliance agency in our city. You may also know that I am passionate about healthcare reform. What you may not know is that, like 33 million other people, I am living with AIDS." Karla's statement is an example of ____
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a startling statement
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Asking a question is a technique used to ____
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get your listeners thinking about an idea
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A ____ is a brief mention of something that happened to you or a hypothetical situation with you as the subject.
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personal reference
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Which of the following does your book suggest is a good attention-getter?
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a joke
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When a speaker concludes a speech by reviewing the main points of that speech, the conclusion would be called ____
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a summary
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According to your text, a conclusion should be ____
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d. no more than 5 percent of the speech
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A person who ends a speech about CPR with a dramatic description of how she saved a person's life performing mouth-to-mouth resuscitation is demonstrating
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a. vivid impression
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A conclusion that describes the behavior or actions you want your audience members to assume after they have heard the arguments uses a technique called ____
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an appeal
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The last item on the speech outline is ____
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the bibliography
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Your speech outline should ____
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be no more than a third of the total number of words you expect to say
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he organizational pattern you choose will determine the order to your main points.
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T
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Organizing main points of the speech by categories or divisions of a subject is called logical reasons
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F
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Because section transitions can seem repetitive, they should only be used when the audience is unfamiliar with the topic.
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F
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One of the goals of the introduction is to establish credibility.
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Identify and briefly explain the functions of a speech introduction.
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Pgs. 168-169
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What are four key factors that should be considered when developing main points?
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Pgs. 160-161