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Communication
12/05/2011

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Using a story as a speech introduction....
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Personalizes Issues
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A speech introduction is designed to...
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Arouse the audience's attention and motivate the audience to accept the speaker's goals
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During the speech introduction, the audience decides wheater or not they are interested in the topic and the speaker. To build credibility, a speaker should establish his or her...
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Qualifications
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The summary portion of the speech conclusion should not
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Mention each supporting point of the speech.
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When the speaker reiterates each main point in the conclusion, the audience
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Mentally checks off what they have heard during the speech
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speech conclusions fulfill which of the following functions?
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Alerting the audience that the speech is coming to an end, summarizing the key points of the speech, challenging the audience to respond
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listeners are most likely to remember and act on a speech that...
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ends with a strong conclusion.
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In her speech about friendship, becky opened her speech by stating, " as Vanessa smith has written, 'Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.'" Becky began her introduction by using
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A quotation
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Which of the following is a potential drawback to polling audience members during the introduction?
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No one will respond, responses will be unexpected, and the speaker may be put on the spot to answer.
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A concluding challenge by a speaker that asks an audience to act in response or change their belifs or actions to the speech is termed a...
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Call to action.
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Forms of expression that make striking comparisons and help listeners visualize, identify with, and understand the speaker's ideas are called.
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Figured of speech
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A speaker who uses vivid imagery
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Invites listeners to use their imaginations
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The literal, dictionary definition of a word is it's
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denotative meaning
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Parallelism can be used by a speaker
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In the form of pairs of triads to create a powerful and poetic effect for the audience or to orally enumerate the speech's main points.
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Types of vivid imagery include
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Hyperbole
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In Leeza's presentation on her graduate school experiences, she said, "graduaate school is an uphill battle.: Leeza used which figure of speech?
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Metaphor
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When people disagree about the meaning of a word, they are responding to the word's...
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connotative meaning
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The term biased language refers to the language that is
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Ageist, homophobic, sexist, or racist.
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When using audio or video as a presentation aid, the speaker should be sure to...
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Check to see if the material is copyrighted, cue the video before the presentation, tell the audience what they will hear or see beforehand and discuss its significance afterward.
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In her speech about divorce rates, Geneva wanted to show a comparison of divorce rates among three states. In order to best illustrate these comparisons, geneva used a.....
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Bar Graph
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Presentation aids should be appropriate to ....
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The audience, the speech content, and the occasion
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To minimize listener distractions, a speaker should...
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distribuate handouts when he/she is finished talking.
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As a presentation aid, multimedia...
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is more time consuming to prepare than conventional presentation aids.
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When constructiong a pictogram, the speaker should be sure to...
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make certain the pictorial representation will be understood by viewers.
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In Russell's speech about his hobby as an amateur taxidermist, he exhibited serveral mounted animals as his presentation aids. Which type of presentation aid did russel use?
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Props
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Speeches about..... discuss abstract or complex ideas and attempt to make them concrete and understandable
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Concepts
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A speaker who itilizes charts and diagrams will appeal most to.... learners.
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Visual
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listener comprehension is aided by....
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an appropriate organization pattern, the speaker's use of clear transitions, and effective presentation aids.
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The goal of informative speaking is...
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To increase audience understanding and awareness by imparting knowledge
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An informative speaker might introduce listeners to....
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Ideas, events, people, processes, or places
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in his presentation to his co-workers, Kyle encourages his colleages to reach their highest potential and take pride in their work. According to Maslow's hierarchy, which need did Kyle appeal to?
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Self-actualization
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according to Aristotle, rhetorical proof consists of
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logos, ehtos, and pathos
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A speaker can enchance her or his credibility with the audience by....
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Preparing well, being well groomed, and demonstrating trustworthiness.
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Although the audience did not pay close attention to Claire's speech message, they were influence by her professional attire and her reputation as a dedicated social worker. According to the elaboratin likelihood model, which of the following swayed the audience to think positively about Claire?
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Peripheral processing
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A persuasive speech
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Presents listeners with a limited number of alternatives to consider, seeks a response from the audience, and attempts to influence audience choices.