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Types of Performance - Chapter Summary
This series of lessons beaks down the elements of different performance types. As you progress through the chapter, you'll review terms and concepts associated with film genres, dramatic comedy, the recording arts, public speaking and more. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:
- Summarize the history of dramatic comedy
- Compare types of film genres and subgenres
- Identify mediums that are used in the recording and radio industry
- Describe the characteristics of informative, persuasive and special occasion speeches
Following each lesson is a short quiz, and the chapter concludes with a multiple-choice exam. You can access these resources whenever you have free time to study, and the Ask the Expert feature allows you to submit any questions you may have. You also have the option of printing the lesson transcripts if you want to study offline.
1. Dramatic Comedy: History and Types
Everyone loves to laugh, and sometimes it's at the most inappropriate times. Even the ancient Greeks loved a dirty joke or two! Learn more in this video about dramatic comedy, its history and types.
2. Film Genres & Subgenres: Definition & Types
This lesson will define both the concept of film genre and the related concept of film subgenre. Several examples of film genres will be provided, as well as examples of subgenres within those genres.
3. Radio & Recording Industry: Concepts, Mediums & Influences
Learn about the relationship between radio and the recording industry. See how concepts, mediums, and influences have changed the way we listen to music.
4. Types of Speeches: Informative, Persuasive, and Special Occasion
There are essentially three types of speeches public speakers use to influence their audience. In this lesson, we'll look at those three types of speeches and how each serves a different purpose.
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- Second Language Acquisition Overview
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- Rhetorical Devices & Techniques
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