Flashcards in Final Review Deck (58)
Name the 6 things that made MLKj speech memorable
use of anaphoras
use of theme words
use of quotes and allusions
make it concrete
What are 2 reasons why christians strive for effective communication?
1) most important truths are theological
2) truths which need to be communicated to others
What was God's original design?
-Adam & Eve created to have communication with God
-Disobedience/sin breaks the communication
-Link is restored through the work of Jesus Christ
Describe the nature of communication.
-source encodes his meaning in a signal
-signal is transmitted to a receiver
-receiver decodes it & attributes meaning
What are common misconceptions of communication?
-each act of communication is separate
(cannot be divorced from its context)
-communication is linear, from a source to a receiver
(true but this does not go far enough)
-speaker transfers thought to the listener
(-signal is the only element that becomes public
-source has to use words which the listener will understand in the same context)
What are the 2 types of communication?
Mediated: communication through same medium
-radio, TV, internet, iPod, film and print
Non-mediated: involves some sort of face-to-face communication
-nothing stands between the source and the receiver
What are the 3 types of Non-mediated communication?
1) Dyadic- involving only one other person
2) Small group- between 3 and 20 people
3) Public address- formal speech occasion.
What does a basic speech model look like?
I. Introduction, Transition
A. 1st Point, Transition
B. 2nd Point, Transition
C. 3rd Point, transition
Finish the quote
"the more committed you are to a subject..."
"...the better you will do."
Who said "almost anything... you happen to hit... just right. But theres one thing I'm proud of-- I ain't got it in for anybody. I don't like to make jokes that hurt anybody.
Is joking apart of the American tradition when speaking?
How can one be authentic?
By sharing your emotions, beliefs, and ideas
What are the 4 music of speech elements?
-rate of speech
Does laughter unify the audience?
How does comedy help?
with relaxing your audience
"He is a good speaker who...
can turn an ear into an eye"
"Nothing draws men more quickly to any centre than the hope of
hearing important subjects wisely discussed with fervor of manhood"
What are 5 steps one must take to become a great speaker
Face your fear
Accept failure and be persistent
Cross training through singing can help with
The art of using words, gestures, and presentation to convey an idea in an effective way is called
"Of the three elements in speechmaking –speaker, subject, & persons addressed–
it is the last one, the hearer, that determines that speech's end and object."
"The audience is...
on your side"
How can you bring a speech to life?
How do you relax?
stretching your arms and breathing deeply
Why should you share personal stories?
to show authinticity
Humor does not mean
you lack depth or sincerity
Which has a greater impact during your speech, your actions or your words?
Should Americans ever begin a speech with an apology?
What is inseparable in public speaking?
Laughter and learning