Being an Ethical Speaker: Guidelines & Issues


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Ethics are:

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1. What historical person is connected to the five principles of public speaking?

2. Which is NOT one of the five principles of public speaking?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to test your knowledge of the aspects of ethical speaking. In order to pass the quiz, you'll need to know about these ethical principles and how they are applied.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of ethics
  • A historical person connected to the principles of public speaking
  • The five principles of public speaking
  • What speechwriters need to do when using research to support their position
  • The ability to identify whether or not lying to captivate an audience is unethical

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most information regarding the principles of public speaking
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about public speaking in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms used in the lesson, such as ethics and plagiarism

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the accompanying lesson called Being an Ethical Speaker: Guidelines & Issues. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define ethics
  • List the five principles of public speaking
  • Supply tips for delivering an ethical speech
  • Use a fictitious scenario illustrating how one can prepare and deliver an ethical speech
  • Describe what plagiarism is and how to avoid it