This best-selling brief introduction to public speaking titled A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking 6th edition (ePub/PDF) offers practical coverage of every topic typically covered in a full-sized textbook, from the research, invention, and practice, organization, and delivery, to the different speech types. Its concise, inexpensive format makes it perfect not only for the public speaking course, but also for any setting across the curriculum, on the job, or in the community. The 6th Edition is filled with new research, examples, handy tools, and digital support to help college students master the basics of public speaking in the classroom and beyond. New speeches and examples from people like Emma Watson, Will Ferrell, and students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School engage students in current issues, demonstrate the impact of speech, and provide successful models. Practical advice on topics like how to determine which organizational pattern to use when, how to adapt to an audience, and how to incorporate inclusive language provide easy-to-apply guidance. The ebook’s LaunchPad has been greatly expanded with an eBook; new, professionally shot videos; unit quizzes; and a new video assessment program that makes recording video and providing instructor and peer feedback a breeze.
“The textbook offers a concise overview of the most useful public speaking advice on the market today.” ― Kevin Rushing, Alverno College
“A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking 6e is a pocket-size textbook with a wealth of knowledge.” ― Ayanna Bridges, Metropolitan Community College
“It is the perfect ebook for beginning public speakers who need a comprehensive overview of the principles of public speaking delivered in a concise, easy to read format.” ― Elyse Warford-Spearman, California State University, Northridge
“A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking, 6th edition, is a strong resource textbook in terms of readability, its content, and accessibility. All of the main topics are covered with sufficient examples to illustrate the concepts.” ― Melissa Johnson, Valencia College
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