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Studying for Communications 101 - Summary
Study these helpful flashcards to review the basics of public speaking. You'll get practice reviewing the key components of speeches, as well as speech types, styles and language usage. Other topics you can expect to review include:
- Public speaking basics
- The purpose, topics and thesis of a speech
- Rhetorical proof and reasoning
- Research, organization, development, delivery and evaluation of a speech
- Visual aid use
- Audience feedback and analysis
How They Work
As you review these public speaking flashcards, spend extra time repeating the concepts and definitions that require extra attention.
- Open a flashcard set for the public speaking topic you're studying.
- Identify the public speaking concept or definition on the flashcard.
- Click the button to flip the card and view the answer.
- Select whether you got it right or missed it to keep track of your progress.
- Click the Next arrow to proceed through the flashcard set.
- Review the cards you missed or shuffle all cards back in and go through them again.
Intro to Public Speaking Flashcards
These introduction to public speaking flashcards will give you information about how a speaker can create an argument, about the different types of speeches a speaker can create, and how each type of speech can be used to inform or influence.
Audience Analysis in Public Speaking Flashcards
These flashcards will give you information about the reactions listeners have to speakers, and what speakers have to do to prepare beforehand and keep their audience interested in the speech while they're giving it.
Listening & Feedback in Public Speaking Flashcards
These flashcards will give you information about how to listen to a speech to get the most from the information presented and about the different phases of speech and what the listeners do during each phase.
Speech Topic, Purpose & Thesis Flashcards
These flashcards will give you information about how to decide on a good topic for your speech and about what you can do to incorporate statements that will help you to tell the audience what you want to accomplish by giving the speech.
Researching a Speech Flashcards
These flashcards will give you information about the sources to look for when you're preparing your speech and about the techniques you can use to make sure your presentation is properly researched and interesting.
Organizing a Speech Flashcards
These flashcards will give you information about how a speech is organized. You can also brush up on techniques you can apply during speech preparation to ensure your audience understands the presentation and leaves with meaningful information.
Developing a Speech Flashcards
These flashcards will give you information about the different types of outlines used to create and organize speeches and about the components of a speech.
Language & Style in Public Speaking Flashcards
These flashcards will give you information about the importance of pronouncing words will during a speech and about the varying kinds of diction a speaker can include to reach their listeners.
Speech Delivery & Evaluation Flashcards
These speech delivery and evaluation flashcards will give you information about different types of speeches and how much preparation is required for each. You can also study how public speakers present themselves and communicate with their audiences.
Visuals for Public Speaking Flashcards
These flashcards will give you information about how to include visuals in your public speaking presentation in order to enhance your discussion. You can also go over rules that apply to choosing images and graphics.
Types of Speeches Flashcards
These flashcards will give you information about the various speech types and what you need to do to prepare for each type. You'll also review how to create persuasive speeches that are designed to push the audience to think about something important.
Reasoning & Rhetorical Proof Flashcards
These flashcards, covering reasoning and rhetorical proof, will give you information about the many types of fallacies you can add to your speech. You can also brush up on the methods used to persuade an audience to agree with you.
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Other chapters within the Communications 101: Public Speaking course
- Introduction to Public Speaking
- Analyzing Your Audience
- Listening and Feedback
- Selecting the Topic, Purpose, and Thesis of Your Speech
- Researching the Speech
- Organizing The Speech
- Outlining The Speech
- Language and Style
- Speech Delivery
- Selecting and Incorporating Visual Supports
- Types of Speeches
- Reasoning and Rhetorical Proof
- Speech Evaluation
- Preparing For an Impromptu Speech
- Required Assignments for Communications 101