Dr. Jeanie Almeida


Chapter 1

Public speaking versus everyday conversation-similarities and differences

Six steps for managing stage fright

Seven elements of communication model-speaker, message, channel, receiver, feedback,

interference (noise), situation



Chapter 2

Six ethical guidelines for ethical behavior

3 types of plagiarism


Chapter 3

Four types of listening

Four causes of poor listening

Six ways to improve listening


Chapter 4

General purpose statement

Specific purpose statements

Central idea statement


Chapter 5

Demographic analysis-age, gender, race, ethnicity, culture, religion, group membership,

socioeconomic status, occupation

Situational analysis-audience size, physical setting, audience disposition towards the topic

(knowledge, interest, attitudes),

disposition towards the speaker, disposition towards the occasion


Chapter 14

Informative speeches about objects, processes, events and concepts


Chapter 6

Library research vs internet


Chapter 7

Examples-brief, extended, hypothetical


Testimony-expert and peer


Chapter 8

Five organizational structures-chronological, spatial, causal, problem-solution, topical

Connectives-transitions, internal previews, internal summaries, signposts


Chapter 9

Introductions- basic functions

Conclusions- basic functions