- ISBN: 9780135709719 | 0135709717
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/2/2020
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For courses in public speaking.
A guide to preparing and presenting speeches with the listener in mind
Public Speaking: An Audience-Centered Approach is a practical and user-friendly guide to help speakers connect with their listeners. Authors Steven and Susan Beebe emphasize the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point in the speech-making process. By focusing student attention on the dynamics of diverse audiences, ethics, and communication apprehension, the text prepares students for giving speeches while keeping their listeners foremost in mind. The 11th Edition includes new speech examples that model effective public speaking, as well as updated content that helps students better understand contemporary communication opportunities and challenges. In addition, each chapter has been revised with new examples, illustrations, and references to the latest research conclusions.