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Informative Speaking Overview and Topics

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Informative Speaking

"A speaker hasn't taught until the audience has learned"

Lisa Schreiber, Ph.D.
[Lisa.Schreiber@millersville.edu]
Associate Professor of Communication
Communication and Theater Department
Millersville University
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Sample Midterm and Final Questions

Name: ______________________ Class: _________________ Date: _________ ID: B
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SAMPLE COM Midterm and FINAL
True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false. Select the best answer.
____ 1. The make up of your audience has little or no bearing on your speech.
____ 2. A transition that indicates a key move in a speech, making its organization clear to the audience is called
a signpost.
____ 3. Slang is technical language associated with a specific profession or subject.
____ 4. Ethnocentric listeners usually respond positively to a speaker who does not share their cultural
background.
____ 5. Assigning positive words or phrases to the physical reactions and feelings associated with speech anxiety
involves re-labeling.
____ 6. Taking notes with a laptop computer while listening to a speech is a much better alternative to writing
your notes on paper.
____ 7. The most challenging delivery issue men encounter in public speaking is voice volume.
____ 8. Clarity is easy to achieve in informative speaking.
____ 9. The meaning of words does not change over time.
____ 10. You can easily obtain transparencies relevant to almost any topic simply by searching them out at any
university library, where thousands are on file.

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More sample midterm and final questions



More sample midterm and final exam questions,


True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false. Select the best answer.

____ 1. Highlighting, clarifying, and complementing your oral presentation is what media presentation is all about.

____ 2. Award presentations should include the positive and negative attributes of the person receiving the award.

____ 3. The primary responsibility for communication is the speakers.

____ 4. Informative speakers can make a speech topic come alive by connecting the topic to the audience in meaningful ways.

____ 5. There are actually four different ways of listening.

____ 6. Prejudice is a comunication short hand that is easily changed.

____ 7. A transition that indicates a key move in a speech, making its organization clear to the audience is called a signpost.

____ 8. Ethical public speaking requires a dialogue between speakers and listeners.

____ 9. A positive attitude can help you deliver a better speech.

____ 10. Using responses associated with fear to give a better presentation is referred to as the spotlight effect.

____ 11. Most speeches of nomination are lengthy.

____ 12. Age as a demograhic overall carries more weight than economic level or geography.

____ 13. Slang is technical language associated with a specific profession or subject.

____ 14. If used correctly, presentation software will basically give your speech with minimal input from you.

____ 15. The extemporaneous delivery method is the most common one.