Newly updated for today's technology, this "how-to classic" (The Washington Post) offers sound advice and tips on every aspect of researching, writing, and delivering an effective speech.
This guide offers sound advice on every aspect of writing and giving an effective speech. Filled with fresh examples and practical tips, this accessible book shows how to improve both the content and delivery of any presentation.
Learn how to:
- Assess an audience
- Research your subject
- Give team presentations
- Speak to international audiences
- Use humor
- Create a memorable style
- Handle copyright issues
- Use PowerPoint and other audio-visuals
- Handle Q&A sessions
- Control nervousness
Updated with brand new sections, How to Write and Give a Speech will help both novices and experts speak with clarity, confidence, and clout.