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5 things that made the MLK speech memorable:

1. Theme words
2. Setting
3. Quotes and allusions
4. Use of metaphors
5. Made it concrete
6. Anaphora

2

Why should Christians strive for effective communication?

Most important truths are theological, those truths need to be communicated with others

3

Nature of Communication:

Source encodes his meaning in signal
Signal is transmitted to a receiver
Receiver decodes it & attributes meaning

4

What are the 2 types of communication?

Mediated
Non-mediated

5

What is mediated communication?

Communication through some medium

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What is non-mediated communication?

Face to face communication

7

What are the 3 types of non-mediated communication?

1. Dyadic: 1 on 1
2. Small group: 3-20
3. Public Address: Large number of people

8

What is the basic speech model?

Introduction, Transition
Body
- 1st point, transition
- 2nd point, transition
- 3rd point, transition
Conclusion

9

The ingredients:

Practical
Interesting
Profound

10

The music of speech:

Pitch: going up and down
Tone: tone of voice
Rate: how fast
Phrasing

11

The subject:

The more committed you are to a subject the better you will do.

12

"He is a good speaker who can turn an ____ into an ___."

"He is a good speaker who can turn an ear into an eye."

13

What is the most important question to focus on in speech?

With whom am I trying to communicate with?

14

What are the 3 elements of speech making.

1. Speaker
2. Subject
3. Persons Addressed

15

3 external variables:

1. Occasion
2. Size of audience
3. Location

16

Internal variables

1. Gender
2. Age
3. Culture
4. Comprehension level

17

Speech development:

The topic:
-It governs the rest of your speech
The purpose:
-Approach your topic so that it can be phrased into one sentence.
The body:
-Use points development (3 so they can be easily remembered)

18

"Few things are more important than that of the ___ ____."

"Few things are more important than that of the human voice."

19

Henry W Beecher quote:

"...nothing draws men more quickly to any centre than the hope of hearing important subjects wisely discussed with fervor of manhood..."