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Assignment 14
Comm 108 -- Abell
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Communication
02/17/2012

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Which of the following statements are accurate regarding gestures in public speaking?
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Gestures can help clarify structure in a speech.
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____, viewing speaking as an opportunity to engage in a conversation about something you care about, is an effective way to view public speaking.
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Communication orientation
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When using speaking notes, which of these should you do?
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Use the fewest words possible to guide you
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The surge of anxiety you experience as you first begin your is a part of the ____
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confrontation phase
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In what phase of public speaking do you tend to experience a surge in anxiety?
Definition
Confrontation phase
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Visualization involves picturing ____
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yourself giving a great speech
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. Systematic desensitization is designed to ____
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help students overcome physical symptoms of anxiety
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Common articulation problems include ____
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slurring sounds and adding a sound where there is none
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When a person accents the wrong syllable in a word, the problem is called ____
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an error in pronunciation
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If you have been told that you speak too rapidly,
Definition
you will have to learn to adjust your ear to a more appropriate rate
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____ speech is one that is carefully planned in advance but the exact wording is not
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An Extemporaneous speech
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Speakers who slouch are considered to have poor ____
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posture
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Speaking with no changes in pitch or rate is described as speaking ____
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in a monotone
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Spontaneity in speaking means ____
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presenting ideas in a natural unrehearsed manner
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Having eye contact means ____
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looking at individuals or small groups throughout the speech
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When you practice a speech, ____
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you should rehearse out loud to clarify thought
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Generally, the best notes for your speech will consist of ____
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key words or phrases written in large letters that help trigger your thought
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A good guideline for the use of presentational aids in a speech is
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use presentational aids only if they contribute greatly to the audience's understanding
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In using a presentational aid, the speaker should focus attention on ____
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The audience
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Critical analysis of speeches provides an analysis of where the speech was strong
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provides insight into methods for future speeches
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The confrontation phase is the anxiety you feel when you begin the speech.
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T
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Spontaneity allows a speaker to present a speech that sounds natural and not memorized.
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T
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Visualizing a successful speaking experience is not considered useful.
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F
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Scripted speeches are usually reserved for occasions in which the consequences or impact is extremely important.
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T
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You should use presentational aids when you would like to cover material that you think is important but you're not sure you'll have time to cover it during your speech.
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F
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Discuss the three phases of public speaking apprehension. Which of the three have you experienced? Which is the most difficult for you to cope with?
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Pg. 192
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Your book discusses three methods of speech delivery. Name and briefly describe each. Then give an example of when each method would be most appropriate.
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Pg. 199