Fundamentals of Public Speaking

Study Guide for Test 3

Test 3 will be on Tuesday April 19th.

Multiple Choice:

Definitions/understanding concepts of

  • persuasion, mythos, logos, pathos, ethos, sleeper effect, fear appeals, action statement, target audience, speeches that are question of fact or question of policy and ways to organize each

Steps of persuasion, challenges to persuasion and characteristics of persuasive speeches (identify)

Which is hardest to change: beliefs values, attitudes or behaviors?

What effects credibility and how can you enhance it?

examples of emotional appeals

passive agreement vs. immediate action.

 

Short answer:

Which is easiest to change? (Beliefs, values, attitudes and behaviors)

How can mythos be used in speeches and in what situations? Use examples to help you explain.

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You MUST go on your assigned day, no exceptions. We do not have time for you to make it up on a different day.

Tuesday, April 26:
Marvin, Courtney, Andrew, Chris, Fuschia, Nick Miano, Erin, Dann, Johnny, Elizabeth

Thursday April 28:
Matt, Alex, Brigid, Giovanni, Gina, Nick Martinez, Jen, Nicole, Brittany, Natalie

This is your last speech! It’s due the last week in April–the 26 and 28th.

You will be creating a survey for this speech–we will create them in class next week. Using the survey results in your speech is required and will be factored into your speech grade.

Available for download: Assignment and outline:

sp-4-persuasive-assignment

outline-for-persuasive-speech

Reminders first: As stated previously, and in the syllabus, if you do not give your speech on your assigned speech day you can not make up the speech without a sufficient and legitimate excuse. So for those of you who missed your day last week, do not assume you can go on Tuesday. W

Reminder #2: We DO NOT have class on March 31.

The second test will be given on Tuesday, April 5th. The study guide is below.

Multiple Choice Questions

General purpose, specific purpose, central idea, transitions, citing your supporting materials (when should this happen?), responsible knowledge, types of informational speeches (there are 4), why you should narrow down broad topics, preview, review.

Short Answer

Select one thing from each list (3 items total) to explain, through definition or examples. Be specific to public speaking:
Speech design: Chronological, Topical, Spatial, Cause-effect
Informational Speeches: Concepts, Objects, Process, Events
Supporting Material: primary source, interview, expert testimony, examples, statistics.

Define the following or provide examples of: Attention material, Credibility, Preview, Review, Take-away message, Concluding remarks, Main Points, Transitions, Supporting Material.

Explain at least one guideline for presenting visual aids
Explain one way to reach your audience when giving an informational speech.

You MUST go on your assigned day, no exceptions.
Thursday, March 24:
Matt, Alex, Brigid, Giovanni, Gina, Nick Martinez, Jen, Nicole, Brittany, Natalie

Tuesday March 29:
Marvin, Courtney, Andrew, Chris, Fuschia, Nick Miano, Erin, Dann, Johnny, Elizabeth

For your final speech, the days will be switched. So if you are going on the first day this time, you will go on the last day next time. Do no forget to bring in a rough draft of your outline to Tuesday’s class. I will need to see it.

Speech 3: The assignment is available for download, along with the outline.

Info-speech-assignment

Informational-speech-outline

Group Speech

I fully expect you to use what you’re being taught, to search for WORTHWHILE information, to address your problem, provide information and persuade your audience. I will grade you based on the quality of your information.

Here’s the group speech assignment: group-speech

Outline you must use for this speech is available for download HERE. It is a word document that you can edit and change on your own. Your group must turn in ONE FINAL TYPED DRAFT.

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