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1. We make informative talks many times every day, giving directions or instructions, and also making .
explaniations and reports
2. The talk to inform is second only to what other talk to move others to action?
to persuade
3. The ability to speak clearly precedes what ability?
move others to action
4. Restrict your time for your speech to fit what?
the time at your disposal
5. Dale Carnegie says that many a talk fails to be clear because the speaker attempts to do something-what is it?
try to speak about too much in the time allotted
6. What is meant by the phrase, "Where is he now, Jones?"
Reminds her of speakers that could do much better than they do
7. How should you arrange your ideas?
in sequence
8. In the time sequence, it is suggested that you might arrange your ideas in what way?
past, present, and future
9. How should you begin a process talk?
raw material stage and move through the manuf. Steps that produce final product
10. In the space sequence, how should you arrange your ideas?
according to some central point and go outward from there
11. When should you enumerate your points?
as you make them
12. When comparing the strange with the familiar, compare it with something your hearers' .
13. Give a few examples that were given in how to turn a fact into a picture?
How far is the moon? How far is the sun?
14. Why are visual / eye impressions better to use than ear impressions?
Nerves that lead from the eye to the brain are many times larger than that of the ear to the brain
15. What should a speaker do when using technical terms?
be doubly careful
16. What advice does former Senator Beveridge give in determining who you should be talking to?
speak to the least intelligent person in the room
17. It is always best to go from the to the in giving explanations of any kind.
simple / complex
18. What advice did Aristotle give?
Think as wise men do, speak as common people do
19. What can you use to explain a keystone word you know will not be understood?
explain it as soon as you use it
20. In using visual aids, remember the Japanese proverb that one seeing is better than what?
100 times telling about
21. What should you remember in using a chart or diagram?
Be sure it is large enough to see and don't overdo a good thing
22. You should keep your exhibit / visual out of sight until when?
you are ready to use it
23. Where should you be able to see exhibits / visuals?
last row
24. What should you do when you are finished using an exhibit / visual?
get it out of site
25. What was Lincoln's early passion in life?