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Which of the following comparisons between public speaking and conversation is accurate?

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Public speaking is more prepared than conversation

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What is shown to be the number one skill that both an entry level employee and a corporate leader should have in order to succeed in the workplace?

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Verbal communication skills

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The _____ model of communication is represented by a simple transfer of meaning from a sender to a receiver

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Linear

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A speaker who is dealing with a headache is facing _______ noise.

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Internal

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Nadia needed to be in the main conference room at the library at 10:00 a.m. to present her speech. These details are part of the ____ of her speech.

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Context

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In medieval Europe, _____ were the most polished public speakers and people would gather to listen to them.

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Clergy

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When someone delivers a speech that has already been made famous by another person, it is known as the art of

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Declamation

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Carolyn’s specific purpose is “At the end of my speech, the audience will want to visit the counseling facilities on campus.” The purpose of her speech is to

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Persuade

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By sharing a story of your own experiences with the audience, you create supporting material that is

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Personal

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Most public speaking teachers recommend that you prepare your introduction and conclusion

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After you have organized the body

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According to the text, the best way to rehearse the speech is

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Aloud, as if you were giving the actual speech.

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______ is the expression of emotions through posture, gestures, facial expression and voice

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Elocution

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Which of the following words best describes a speech that is designed to inform?

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Define

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The purpose of an after-dinner speech that makes light of the evening’s activities is to

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Entertain

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Another name for the circular model of communication is the _____ model

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Interactive