Which of the following is recommended by your textbook as a way to enhance the effectiveness of your examples?
If you quoted Harvard business professor John B. Matthews on the strengths and weaknesses of U. S. business schools, you would be using_____________ testimony.
What is the most important reason for limiting the number of main points in a speech?
After discussing the first main point of her speech on the exploration of Mars, Jeanne said: Let’s take a moment to recap. To this point we have seen that scientists have made important discoveries about the terrain on Mars, including its channels, basins, and polar caps. Now let’s move on from the terrain to Mars and look at the planet’s atmosphere. According to your textbook, what type(s) of connective(s) did Jeanne use?
Here are the main points for an informative speech about the anatomy of the human ear.
I. The out ear includes the ear flap and the ear canal.
II. The middle ear includes the eardrum and three tiny, interconnected bones.
III. The inner ear includes the cochlea, the semicircular canals, and the auditory nerve.
Which organizational pattern would probably be most effective for arranging the main points of a speech with the specific purpose “To inform my audience about the three major principles of Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy of nonviolence”?
Which of the following would you expect to find in a well-constructed speech introduction?
What does your textbook say about preparing effective speech introductions?
The conclusion of a speech is an appropriate
When is it appropriate to cite an abstract of a magazine or journal in your speech rather than locating and reading the full article?
Travis wanted to use a virtual library to find reliable high-quality web resources for his speech on migraine headaches. What would be a good source for Travis to use?
Which of the following is an instance of informative speaking?
“To inform my audience how to prepare for a backpacking expedition” is a specific purpose statement for a speech about a process.
What are the three criteria discussed in your textbook for assessing the soundness of documents found on the internet?
If you needed a quotation to use in your speech conclusion, which of the following would be the best reference source to consult?
An __________ is a summary of a magazine or research article, written by someone other than the original author.
Which of the following is out of place in a speech to inform?
Which of the following is recommended in your textbook as a way to reinforce the central idea in a speech conclusion?
Which organizational method is use in a speech with the following main points.
I. Caused by the bite of infected mosquitoes, West Nile virus has spread throughout the United States.
II. The effects of West Nile virus include flu-like symptoms, convulsions, swelling of the brain, and in some case death
Which of the following is a basic objective of a speech introduction?
Which organizational pattern would probably be most effective for arranging the main points of a speech with the specific purpose, “To inform my audience how to set up an online banking system to pay your bills?
When citing sources during a speech, a speaker should usually identify the
All of these choices.
When evaluating statistics you should ask whether they
· Are from a reliable source.
· Use statistical measures correctly.
· Are representative of what they claim to measure.
The central idea of a speech should be:
-Written as a complete sentence
-expressed as a statement, not a question
-devoid of figurative language
According to your textbook, the following statement is an example of what type of fallacy?
Why should we be concerned about Siberian tigers becoming extinct when there are more and more homeless people who need our support?
The following statement is an example of what type of fallacy?
Representative Thompson's school proposal may be first rate, but don't forget he never attended college himself.
What kind of reasoning is used in the following statement?
Requiring students to sign an honor code has reduced the incidences of cheating at George Mason University. If we adopt such a code at our school, it will help us reduce the amount of cheating as well .
The following questions from a student audience-analysis questionaire is an example of what type of questions?
The percent of the U.S. population who speak Spanish in their homes is closet to
Is the evidence from objective sources and relevant to the speaker's claims?