Speak to Lead

The Ultimate Guide to Professional Speaking

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ISBN:

9780199472482

Publication date:

31/07/2017

Paperback

144 pages

241.0x184.0mm

Price: 299.00 INR

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Disclaimer :You will be redirected to a third party website.The sole responsibility of supplies, condition of the product, availability of stock, date of delivery, mode of payment will be as promised by the said third party only. Prices and specifications may vary from the OUP India site.

ISBN:

9780199472482

Publication date:

31/07/2017

Paperback

144 pages

241.0x184.0mm

First Edition

Aruna Koneru

Speak to Lead is an essential, practical guide to professional communication and conduct. With simple language, engaging presentation and additional media support, the book has a focused and effective approach to enhance your speaking skills at the workplace.

Suitable for:

  • University students pursuing professional courses who need to enhance speaking skills
  • University students in higher education institutions and for those training to become effective speakers
  • Professional trainers of spoken English and public speaking
  • General adult self-learners of English aspiring for public jobs in India like SSB as well as students appearing for CAT

Rights:  World Rights (except for sale in the United Kingdom)

First Edition

Aruna Koneru

Description

To speak effectively is a universally expressed need of students and professionals. But unfortunately, everyone feels some degree of trepidation when asked to speak in front of an audience.

The objective of Speak to Lead: The Ultimate Guide to Professional Speaking is to provide a practical approach which will guide you through the method of: knowing-learning-practising-rehearsing-revising-delivering.

First, this book explains concepts with examples. So, the students equip themselves with basic knowledge of concepts and information that they will use in real life presentation and public speaking. Next, it focuses on providing strategies, suggestions, guidelines, devices, steps, stages and hints that help the learner to practice and rehearse, and thus acquire the targeted speaking skill. Thus, the two aims of the book, knowledge and skill are attained through guided and monitored practice.

First Edition

Aruna Koneru

Table of contents

  1. Face to Face
  2. Pronunciation
  3. Preparing Presentations
  4. Personal and Telephone Interviews
  5. Effective Use of Language and Transitions
  6. Image and Impact
  7. Attending to the Audience
  8. Persuasive Speech
  9. Group Discussion
  10. Making Meetings Effective
  11. Customer and Client Care
  12. Negotiations

Appendixes
Pronunciation Practice
Idioms You Need to Know
Phrasal Verbs
Business Grammar
Phonemic Chart
Audio Script

First Edition

Aruna Koneru

Features

  • Emphasis on topics of contemporary relevance in the professional world like client and customer care, negotiations, and making meetings effective
  • Step-by-step instructions to crack interviews explained with the help of mock interviews, making it suitable for your pre-service or in-service needs
  • Focus on practice through assessment and evaluation exercises
  • A section on business grammar to aid your vocabulary and grammar
  • A section on phrasal verbs mapped to Cambridge Business English Certificate (Vantage
  • Plenty of illustrations for better comprehension
  • Chapter review maps and lists of key terms to help you revise and recollect
  • Video and audio lessons to fine-tune your vocal techniques
  • Answer Key can be found on https://india.oup.com/orcs/9780199472482
DVD Features
1. Videos
  • Gestures and body language
  • Group discussion
  • Giving an Informative Speech
  • Persuasive Speech
  • Previewing main points of s presentation
  • Dealing with a Question and Answer Session
  • How to make Transitions

2. Audio Exercises: for teaching, stress, intonation, pauses and exclamation, among other topics
3. Grammar Sheets: for extra practice

Description

To speak effectively is a universally expressed need of students and professionals. But unfortunately, everyone feels some degree of trepidation when asked to speak in front of an audience.

The objective of Speak to Lead: The Ultimate Guide to Professional Speaking is to provide a practical approach which will guide you through the method of: knowing-learning-practising-rehearsing-revising-delivering.

First, this book explains concepts with examples. So, the students equip themselves with basic knowledge of concepts and information that they will use in real life presentation and public speaking. Next, it focuses on providing strategies, suggestions, guidelines, devices, steps, stages and hints that help the learner to practice and rehearse, and thus acquire the targeted speaking skill. Thus, the two aims of the book, knowledge and skill are attained through guided and monitored practice.

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Table of contents

  1. Face to Face
  2. Pronunciation
  3. Preparing Presentations
  4. Personal and Telephone Interviews
  5. Effective Use of Language and Transitions
  6. Image and Impact
  7. Attending to the Audience
  8. Persuasive Speech
  9. Group Discussion
  10. Making Meetings Effective
  11. Customer and Client Care
  12. Negotiations

Appendixes
Pronunciation Practice
Idioms You Need to Know
Phrasal Verbs
Business Grammar
Phonemic Chart
Audio Script

Read More