How to Speak How to Listen

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Simon and Schuster, 1 de abr. de 1997 - 288 páginas
Practical information for learning how to speak and listen more effectively.

With over half a million copies in print of his “living classic” How to Read a Book in print, intellectual, philosopher, and academic Mortimer J. Adler set out to write an accompanying volume on speaking and listening, offering the impressive depth of knowledge and accessible panache that distinguished his first book.

In How to Speak How to Listen, Adler explains the fundamental principles of communicating through speech, with sections on such specialized presentations as the sales talk, the lecture, and question-and-answer sessions and advice on effective listening and learning by discussion.

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The author provides many helpful tips on speaking and listening well, differentiating and explaining the different kinds of speaking and listening and what should be involved. He reminds the reader ... Ler resenha completa

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The Untaught Skills
The Solitary and the Social
PART TWO UNINTERRUPTED SPEECH
Thats Just Rhetoric
The Sales Talk and Other Forms of Persuasive Speech
Lectures and Other Forms of Instructive Speech
Preparing and Delivering a Speech
PART THREE SILENT LISTENING
Forums
The Variety of Conversations
How to Make Conversation Profitable and Pleasurable
The Meeting of Minds
Teaching and Learning by Discussion
Conversation in Human Life
The Harvey Cushing Memorial Oration
The Twelve Days of the Aspen Executive Seminar

With the Minds
Writing While and After Listening
PART FOUR TWOWAY TALK
Seminars for Young People
ABOUT MORTIMER J ADLER

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Sobre o autor (1997)

Dr. Mortimer J. Adler was Chairman of the Board of the Encyclopedia Britannica, Director of the Institute for Philosophical Research, Honorary Trustee of the Aspen Institute, and authored more than fifty books. He died in 2001.

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