File - Public Speaking with Pedersen


Exam 1 Review Assignment 1.







What are the three organization patterns for an informative speech? How is public speaking different from interpersonal communication? Draw and label a model of the communication process. Define and give an example of internal interference. Define and give an example of external interference. In your own words, what is ethnocentrism? How does cultural diversity impact the public speaking process?


What are the guidelines for being an ethical speaker? 9.

Describe the 3 different types of plagiarism. 10.

Define and give an example of each of the 4 types of listening. 11.

List the barriers to effective listening. 12.

What is the difference between listening and hearing? 13.

Why is it important to consider the audience when selecting a speech topic? 14.

Write an example of a general purpose statement. 15.

Write an example of a specific purpose statement. 16.

What is identification?


“Audiences are egocentric.” What does that mean? How does it impact the speaker? 18.

List the factors you must consider in demographic audience analysis. 19.

How might the physical setting impact the speech process? 20.

What must you consider when evaluating internet documents? 21.

List some differences between APA and MLA. 22.

What are 3 types of material you can use to support ideas? 23.

What kind of mistakes do you want to avoid when using statistics in your speech? 24.

What is the difference between expert testimony and peer testimony?


What is the purpose of an oral citation? 26.

What’s the difference between a transition and a signpost? 27.

What is the purpose of an internal preview? 28.

List the different strategies for gaining an audience’s attention. 29.

What is credibility? How do you establish credibility? 30.

What 3 elements should be included in the conclusion? 31.

How does your speech outline differ from your speaking notes? 32.

What are the 4 types of informative speeches? 33.

List and explain the 5 guidelines for informative speaking.