BPS Chapter 18

  1. the relative loudness of a speaker's voice when giving a speech
  2. a microphone taht attaches to a lapel or a collar
    Lavaliere Microphone
  3. the range of sounds from high to low (or vice versa) determined by the nuber of vibrations per unit of time; the more vibrations per unit (also called frequency), the higher the pitch, and vice versa
  4. the pace at which a speech is delivered. The typical public speech occurs at a rate slightly less than 120 words per minute
    Speaking Rate
  5. strategic elements of a speech used to enhance meaning by providing a type of punctuation, emphasizing a point, drawing attention to a key point, or just alowing listeners a moment to contemplate what is being said
  6. unnecessary and undesirable sounds or words used by a speaker to cover pauses in a speech or converstaion. Examples include "uh," "hmm," "you know," "I mean," and "it's like"
    Vocal Fillers
  7. the variation of volume, pitch, rate, and pauses to create an effective delivery
    Vocal Variety
  8. the correct formation of word sounds
  9. the clarity of forcefulness with which sounds are made, regardless of whether they are pronounced correctly
  10. slurring words together at low volume and pitch so they are barely audible
  11. a poor speech habit in which the speaker fails to properly articulate words
    Lazy Speech
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BPS Chapter 18
Basic Public Speaking Chapter 18 Vocab