BPS Chapter 2

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BPS Chapter 2
2011-02-19 16:03:12
Abby Elkins

Basic Public Speaking Chapter 2 Vocabulary
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  1. the process of gathering and analyzing demographic and psychological information about audience members
    Audience Analysis
  2. stastical characteristics of a given population
  3. a speech providing new information, new insights, or new ways of thinking about a topic
    Informative Speech
  4. a speech whose goal is to influence the attitudes, beliefs, values, or acts of others
    Persuasive Speech
  5. a speech whose general purpose is to entertain, celebrate, commemorate, inspire, or set a social agenda
    Special Occasion Speech
  6. examples, narratives, testimony, facts, and statistics, that support the speech thesis and form the speech
    Supporting Material
  7. the first part of the speech, in which the speaker establishes the speech purpose and its relevance to the audience, and previews the topic and the main points
  8. the part of the speech ni which the speaker develops the main points intended to fulfill the speech's purpose
  9. the part of the speech in which the speaker reiterate's the speech theme, summarizes main points, and leaves the audience with something about which to think or act
  10. the logical placement of ideas (in an outline, essay, or speech) relative to their importance to one another
    Coordination and Subordination
  11. ideas that are given the same weight in an outline and are aligned with one another
    Coordinate Points
  12. ideas that are given less weight. In an outline, they are indicated by their indentation below the more important points
    Subordinate Points
  13. a preparation or rough outline using full sentences in which the speaker firms up and organizes main points and develops supporting points to substantiate them
    Working Outline
  14. a delivery outline to be used when practicing and actually presenting a speech
    Speaking Outline