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1. What are the four ways in which we have contact with the world?
What we do, how we look, what we say, & how we say it
2. Which of the four will be addressed in this chapter?
how we say it
3. Dale Carnegie redirected his teaching efforts when he first started teaching public speaking classes from vocal exercises in teaching his students to do what?
freeing them from their inhabitions
4. The first suggestion given to deliver the talk is to crash through what type of shell?
self-consciousness
5. A stumbling block is developed in people because of growing up; it is overcoming what?
mental and physical stiffness -
6. Hundreds of times Dale Carnegie stopped speakers in his classes and implored them to start doing what?
talk like a human being
7. People flock to the theater and movies to see their fellow beings do what?
act with little or no inhabition
8. The second major suggestion given in delivering the talk is to not try to imitate others, but to try to be what?
don't try to imitate others. Be yourself
9. There is much more than mere words in a talk that counts. What is it?
flavor in which they are delivered
10. What is the old saying in the English Parliament that states what everything is dependent on?
manner upon which we speak, not the matter
11. What is your most precious possession that you should cling to and cherish?
individuality
12. The third major suggestion given to deliver the talk is to do what with the audience?
Converse with your audience
13. What is the first essential of good speaking?
a sense of communication
14. How would a modern audience prefer a speaker to talk today?
talk directly as he would in a chat
15. The only way to acquire the knack of your natural tones of eloquence is how?
by practice
16. What is one method Dale Carnegie suggests to break up the monotony of one's own delivery and to become more direct, pleasant and conversational?
ask questions and answer them
17. What did Sir Oliver Lodge do in his speech, "Atoms and Worlds", that resulted in a remarkable talk?
he was trying to show us what he saw and help us feel what he felt.
18. The fourth major suggestion given in delivering the talk is to put something into your speaking. What is it?
your heart
19. What did Dean Brown say was the secret in the successful talk given by the preacher George MacDonald?
His heart was in his work
20. Why was the great speech writer Edmund Burke a failure as a speaker?
he didn't have the ability deliver his gems
21. The fifth and last major suggestion in delivering the talk is to practice making your voice .
strong & flexible
22. What so-called variables are under the direct influence of our mental and emotional state?
modulation of tone
23. In short, what do most of us lose as we grow older?
spontaneity & naturalness of youth
24. Dale Carnegie suggests that it would be an excellent idea to evaluate ourselves in what way and by using what device?
Volume, pitch and pace - Tape recorder