Good Arguments by Richard A. Jr Holland; Benjamin K. Forrest
Call Number: BC177.H645 2017
Publication Date: 2017
This brief introduction to making effective arguments helps readers to understand the basics of sound reasoning and to learn how to use it to persuade others. Practical, inexpensive, and easy-to-read, the book enables students in a wide variety of courses to improve the clarity of their writing and public speaking. It equips readers to formulate firmly grounded, clearly articulated, and logically arranged arguments, avoid fallacious thinking, and discover how to reason well. This supplemental text is especially suitable for use in Christian colleges and seminaries and includes classroom discussion questions.
No More Butterflies by Peter Desberg
Call Number: BF575.A6D47 1996
Publication Date: 1996
This book starts by helping readers pinpoint their problems with social and performance anxiety in a variety of situations. From there, readers are directed to separate chapters specific to particular problems. Some of these are: identifying and refuting fear-provoking thoughts, practicing four key social skills to cope with shyness, outsmarting procrastination, and mastering public speaking techniques.
From the organization of a speech to knowing your audience, your vocals, and the delivery, this essential guide covers an entire course on public speaking yet is handy enough to reference throughout your speech preparation. With more preparation comes more confidence and with added inspiration throughout this guide you will stand to deliver.
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