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Rhetoric

Communication influences attitudes or behaviors of

others.

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Art of persuasion-

Plato and Aristotle came up w/,

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Communication in public speaking:

- More formal.

- More intentional- Have a purpose when speaking.

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Supporting material:

- Examples:
A. Brief or extended exs:

B. Hypothetical examples:

A. Actual exs.

B. Suppose that happen...

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Supporting material:

- Narratives:

-Stories in your area of communication.

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Supporting material:

- Testimony:

A. Expert testimony:

B. Lay testimony:

- Explain how communication works.

A. People who have researched a topic or degree.

B. No degree, guy on the street.

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Supporting material:

- Fact and Stats-

Data related to your topics.

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Locating Supporting Material-

1. Primary research

- Interviews-

- Surveys-

1. Info you gathered first hand.

- Someone work in that area.

- One in Stat class.

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Locating Supporting Material-

2. Secondary research-

Using research from someone else.
Ex: Scholarly Research Journal. Database. Internet source.

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Organizing speech:

1. Gain audience's attention:

Ask Questions:
- Rhetorical Qs:
- Participatory Qs:

- Audience answer in their mind.


- Call for overt voice > How many of you...

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Organizing speech:

1. Gain audience's attention:

- Provide a vivid description:

- Telling a story...

- Begin w/ quotation.

- Tell funny story.

- Begin w/ example.

- Start w/ facts and stats.

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Organizing speech:

1. Gain audience's attention:

- Relate to audience.

Why should you listen.

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Body

1. Main points

- Express ideas and major themes.

- Put main point in thesis statement.

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Body

2. Supporting points-

Transitions. Help audience understand speaker's org.

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Conclusion

1. Signal the end-

2. Summarize main points-

3. Refer to intro-

4. End w/ impact-

1. Transition to conclusion.

2. Thesis statement- review of pts.

3. Provides closure.

4. Leave listeners w/ memorable final impression.