So, you’ve decided to take a public speaking course. This choice should prove to be as valuable to
you as many of the significant achievements in your life: advancing your career, starting a family, buying
peanut butter without partially hydrogenated soybean oil. At the least, Principles of Public Speaking should
enable you to develop the essential knowledge and skills for any successful and responsible member of civic
society. It is my hope that you will develop an effective personal style and repertoire of communication
abilities that apply to the variety of public speaking situations that you anticipate...