Smart, compelling, fun, and affordable,Speak Up connects with students through great writing, useful guidance, and hundreds of custom-drawn illustrations that bring speech to life. Instructors appreciate the book's serious coverage of concepts and theories, fascinating real-life examples, and visual explanations that clarify complex ideas. And all this comes at less than half the price of competing texts.
"Speak Up "is a new, brief, and fully illustrated public speaking text that is traditionally organized, affordable, and definitely fun. It combines thorough coverage of classical and contemporary communication theory, practical nuts-and-bolts guidance, and 600+ custom-drawn illustrations that bring speech basics "to life," And if that's not enough, "Speak Up "is priced at about 40% less than traditional introductory texts. Instructors and student reviewers have been raving about it, and your students will love it!
This succinct guide offers practical coverage of the material typically covered in a full-sized text - from invention, research, and organization to practice and delivery - in a concise, perfect for any setting across the curriculum, on the job, or in the community.
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