Speaking and Debating with Style

Author: Kevin Ryan and Adrian Pauley, Publisher: Phoenix

Speaking and Debating is a comprehensive guide for anyone who has to speak in public, whether it be in an organised debate, a formal speech or a 1 minute impromptu speech or interview.

Throughout the book are simple exercises potential speakers can use to practice various techniques and devices.

Speaking and Debating Contents

Part 1: Public Speaking

  • Whenever you stand up to speak
  • Writing to speak
  • Openings
  • Conclusions
  • The plan
  • Support material
  • Devices for speech making
  • Humour
  • The voice
  • Gestures and body language
  • Using notes
  • Preparation checklist
  • Impromptu speaking
  • Speaking formalities
  • Microphones       

Part 2: Debating

  • Introduction to debating
  • The use of matter
  • Linking it together
  • Manner in debating
  • Method in debating
  • The secrets of rebuttal
  • The reply speech
  • Organising a debate
  • Adjudicating a debate
More Information
Year Level Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10
ISBN 9781876580148
Subject English