Ch 20: NYSTCE English Language Arts: Persuasive Speaking

About This Chapter

Further develop the art of persuasive speaking through your exploration of this chapter's online video lessons. Before you sit for the NYSTCE English Language Arts examination for teacher certification, revisit the main topics of the lessons.

NYSTCE English Language Arts: Persuasive Speaking - Chapter Summary

Watch the video lessons in this chapter in order to create and deliver speeches that are well organized and can effectively capture an audience. The lessons explain why introductions, main ideas, main points, supportive materials and conclusions are crucial to this process. They also describe the importance of eye contact and facial expressions during a presentation. Polish your skills in these areas while you get ready for the NYSTCE English Language Arts examination. Reviewing these and other topics could assist you with:

  • Memorizing speech organization techniques
  • Creating speeches that are informative as well as persuasive
  • Learning about four kinds of speech delivery methods
  • Incorporating non-verbal communication into your speeches
  • Addressing the audience's questions

Watch the animated video lessons prior to taking the NYSTCE English Language Arts examination. Access the lessons with your Internet-connected technology and study whenever it's convenient. Experienced instructors cover the above subjects and can also answer your submitted questions on persuasive speaking. Video tags help you to move between the topics and multiple-choice quizzes test your understanding. The chapter includes text lessons that contain bold terms for you to learn more about.

NYSTCE English Language Arts: Persuasive Speaking Chapter Objectives

The Speaking and Listening section of the NYSTCE English Language Arts examination contains 10 questions and is worth 9% of the entire examination. This is where you'll demonstrate your ability to apply persuasive speaking techniques and to answer questions pertaining to your speech topic. You'll be required to complete the entire computer-based examination in less than three hours and 15 minutes. It includes 90 selected-response questions along with one constructed-response item.

6 Lessons in Chapter 20: NYSTCE English Language Arts: Persuasive Speaking
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Speech Organization: Importance to Speaker & Audience

1. Speech Organization: Importance to Speaker & Audience

In speech writing, it is important to keep the information organized, which demonstrates credibility and makes the speech easier to comprehend. It starts with the main idea, the speech body and a compelling conclusion.

Patterns of Organization for Informative Speeches

2. Patterns of Organization for Informative Speeches

Informational speeches are designed to inform an audience about a topic. The information should be organized so it is clear, logical and easy to understand and follow. The pattern of organization depends greatly on the information presented.

Patterns of Organization for Persuasive Speeches

3. Patterns of Organization for Persuasive Speeches

Organizing information for a persuasive speech will help to convince your audience of your point and keeps information flowing in a logical order. This can be done using a problem/solution order or Monroe's motivated sequence pattern.

Four Types of Speech Delivery: Impromptu, Extemporaneous, Manuscript & Memorized

4. Four Types of Speech Delivery: Impromptu, Extemporaneous, Manuscript & Memorized

There are four ways in which a speaker can deliver his or her information. Once can speak from his head, commit every word to memory, read from a script or use a blended approach.

The Role of Nonverbal Communication During Speech Delivery

5. The Role of Nonverbal Communication During Speech Delivery

When delivering a speech, your body movements tell almost as much about your message as your actual speech. Eye contact, body orientation, posture, facial expressions and gestures play into how your audience perceives your message.

Q&A Preparation: Answering the Audience's Questions After a Speech

6. Q&A Preparation: Answering the Audience's Questions After a Speech

When the audience asks a question, the speaker must be sure that he/she can properly respond with an answer that is correct and that satisfies the inquisitor. There are a few ways the speaker can formulate an answer and deliver it with confidence.

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