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Course- General Information

AUK Public Speaking Course Description:

Teaches the principles of public speaking in large and small group environments with emphasis on audience analysis, research and evidence, reasoning, rhetoric, organization and delivery. Through analyzing professional speeches and their effectiveness, the student practices the most common speech types: impromptu, informative, and persuasive. A grade of "C-" or better must be earned to pass this course.

Rhetoric Defined

rhet·o·ric   the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, especially the use of figures of speech and other compositional techniques.

Persuasive appeals: Ethos, Pathos, Logos

The 5 Canons of Rhetoric: Invention, Arrangement, Style, Memory, Delivery

Quick Reference Guide

Thank You

Special thanks to Dr. Fahad AlSumait for his significant contribution to the creation and provision of materials for this LibGuide.