Chapter 1: Why Public Speaking Matters Today

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the three types of public speaking in everyday life: informative, persuasive, and entertaining.
  • Explain the benefits of taking a course in and engaging in public speaking.
  • Identify the three components of getting your message across to others.
  • Distinguish between the interactional models of communication and the transactional model of communication.
  • Explain the three principles discussed in the dialogical theory of public speaking.
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