Statement of Central Idea (Chp. 11)

List the three components of the statements of central idea
Write an accurate statement of central idea for a speech that lacks such a statement

Speaker Credibility (Chp. 11)

Define speaker credibility
Identify and define the two dimensions of speaker credibility
Explain why the speaker’s education, citation of sources, and how much the audience likes the
speaker affects credibility

Supporting Evidence (Chp. 12)

Identify and define the three types of supporting materials
Explain/give tips about how each type of supporting materials is used appropriately and effectively
List the four required elements of citing a source orally in a speech

Structuring the Message (Chp. 13)

Define parallelism and explain its importance to audience retention and liking of a message
Explain the function of signposting (internal previews, internal summaries and two-part transitions)
in speeches
Write an accurate internal preview, internal summary and/or a two-part transition for a speech that
lacks those elements

Nonverbals and Public Speaking (Chps. 3, 14)
You ought to be able to pick out three or four categories of nonverbal communication (see Chapter 3)
relevant to public speaking (e.g., ocalics, gestics) and:

Define the type of communication
Describe how to use each type appropriately and effectively
Analyze and evaluate a speaker’s use of nonverbal communication

Organization of Speeches (Chp. 15)

Identify and define any of the types of organizational patterns
Apply any of the organizational patterns to a topic (e.g., “You are preparing an informative speech
about how idealized bodies in media negatively affect men’s and women’s self-esteem. Create main
points for an informative speech organized topically, causally, and chronologically.”)
Identify and define the classifications of informative speeches

Persuasive Speeches (Chp. 16)


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