1、【单选题】Which one of the following topic is not an appropriate speech topic?
B、9 Good Habits for a Good Reader
C、Why should we care about breast cancer?
D、When Online Shamming Goes Too Far
2、【单选题】Which of the following speech is not a ceremonial speech?
B、A commencement address
C、A commemorative speech
3、【单选题】What is the proper way to clarify a subject that your audiences know little about?
A、You can use simple and clear language and some rhetorical devices
B、You can use some very technical terms
C、You can use lots of gestures
D、You can use casual and random language to clarify
4、【单选题】How to adjust your speech if you receive negative audience responses?
A、Adding another vivid example
B、Starting to raise your voice drastically
C、Speaking very fast to speed up
D、Criticize the audience for not listening
5、【判断题】Just because audience members are looking at us doesn’t mean they are paying attention. They need to be motivated to keep on listening.
6、【判断题】Communication is not an one-way process.
7、【判断题】Public speaking is just a monologue, a personal show of the speaker.
1、【判断题】Fear is a biological process by which animals, including humans, secure the necessary energy to do a job that really matters.
2、【判断题】If we get nervous when speaking, it means we are poor speakers.
3、【判断题】It is estimated that careful preparation can reduce anxiety by as much as 75 percent.
4、【判断题】Recording ourselves is very important, and we should watch our videos at least 3 times.
5、【判断题】If you get nervous, there is no need to look at the audience.
1、【单选题】Which of the following statement about controlling nervousness is incorrect?
A、stablishing a right perception of yourself
B、Acquiring more speaking experiences
C、Making enough preparations
D、Staying up late before you give a speech
2、【多选题】How can good listening benefit us？
A、Good listening provides us with right language input
B、Good listening can help us establish healthy relationships.
C、Good listening can advance our careers.
D、Good listening can take the place of speaking.
3、【判断题】Listening is only an automatic reaction of the sense and nervous system while hearing is the “receiving” part of the communication process.
4、【判断题】You can help your audience remember your speech by making your speech as difficult as possible.
5、【判断题】As a speaker, you should show your audience that you are an “expert” by adding a lot difficult information in your speech.
6、【判断题】As a speaker, we should speak fast to show our fluency.
7、【判断题】Listening is the basis of language learning. If we can’t listen well, we can’t speak well.
8、【判断题】A good speaker is the speaker who can keep on talking。
1、【单选题】If a speaker says something like “leftover women” or “bald”, you might experience a strong emotional reaction that can block out your ability to listen, what should you do?
A、Stay calm and remain objective
B、Get extremely angry
C、Criticize the speaker for saying something “stupid”
D、Shut your ears immediately
2、【多选题】If you see the following negative feedbacks from audiences, like dozing, daydreaming and even strong impatience, how to “wake up your audience”?
A、Adjusting your tone.
B、Showing a catchy visual.
C、Telling a joke.
D、Raising your voice and shouting to the audience.
3、【判断题】If you want to listen well, you should listen to lots of new materials, and never stick on to one piece of material.
4、【判断题】Effective listeners play an active role by guiding the speaker toward common interests.
5、【判断题】As a listener, we can just shut our ears when the speaker is not talking about things we are interested in to save more time.
6、【判断题】The key of public speaking is all about remembering the speaker him/herself.
1、【多选题】What can you do if you want to speak with a proper volume?
A、Stand up straight.
B、Open your mouth and drop your lower jaw.
C、Breathe with your diaphragm.
D、Find your loudest voice.
2、【多选题】Which of the following statements is/are true?
A、Inflections are the changes in your pitch
B、The reason you will stammer in the speaking contest is that you are not sure what you are going to say
C、You can replace pauses in your speech with filler words
D、You can make your speech fluent by speaking nonsense
3、【判断题】Public speaking is a combination of “performing” and “speaking”.
4、【判断题】To make the most of our voice to deliver an effective speech, you should pay attention to your volume, pace, rhythm and tone.
5、【判断题】As a speaker, you can shout or scream at your audience to show your strong emotion changes.
6、【判断题】Speaking fast shows that we have a good command of English, thus is a good thing.
7、【判断题】In a sentence, emphasize nouns, verbs, adjectives, and some adverbs, pronouns and conjunctions.
8、【判断题】Accent does not mark language ability, but only marks the speaker’s identity, past experience and culture.
1、【单选题】When we are introducing objects, presenting options and facts, and distinguishing between points, ideas, and facts, what gesture can we use?
2、【单选题】Which of the following statements is true?
A、You shouldn’t stand rigidly when giving a speech
B、You can wear sexy clothes when giving a speech to attract your audience
C、When giving a speech, you should stand like you are singing an opera to show formality
D、You should hold the microphone when giving a speech
3、【多选题】What should you do to make a sincere eye contact?
A、Sweep eyes naturally.
B、Look at each person for a number of seconds.
C、Make eye contact with people at the far sides of the audience and people in the corner.
D、Make “eye contact” with walls when you are nervous.
4、【判断题】If you are nervous on the stage, you can just look at the top of the heads or imaging your audience are vegetables.
5、【判断题】There are two types of communication: verbal communication and non-verbal communication.
6、【判断题】You should always keep smiling while giving a speech.
7、【判断题】We can point at our audience to catch their attention.
8、【判断题】Slight gestures like twisting hair, playing with pens, or swinging show that we are really casual on the stage, thus can cover up our nervousness.
1、【多选题】What kind of topics are good topics?
A、Topic that is meaningful to not only yourself, but more people- people of different ages, genders, majors and cultures.
B、Topic related to people’s well beings.
C、Topic that the audience don't know much about.
D、Topic that may interest your audience.
2、【多选题】Which are the ways to organize and analyse the materials effectively?
B、Keep a speech material file.
C、Know when to stop.
D、Synthesize the information you have found in multiple sources.
3、【多选题】How can we speak effectively in a group discussion?
A、Ask questions like “Was I clear?” to encourage members to react to your ideas.
B、Speak with vitality and enthusiasm.
C、Offer reasons for what you say.
D、Reinforce what you say with looks and gestures.
4、【判断题】Good speeches always have a clear sense of purpose.
5、【判断题】Reading efficiently when researching on your topic means that you need to read from cover to cover just like reading a novel.
6、【判断题】We should think extremely clearly and cautiously about our ideas to avoid mistakes before we speak in a discussion, and if we cannot think it clearly, it would better to keep silent.
7、【判断题】Not everyone needs to be the group leader, but everyone does have an important role in discussion.
1、【单选题】Which of the following choice of designing PPT for presentation is incorrect?
A、Using too many visual effects.
B、Using at least font size 24 so that your audience can see clearly.
C、Remembering the 6 x 7 rule.
D、Never using irrelevant pictures.
2、【单选题】Which of the following choice of designing PPT for presentation is correct?
A、Using contrasting colors like light on dark or dark on light.
B、Using all capital letters.
C、Using old-style handwriting fonts.
D、Using italics or underlines everywhere.
3、【多选题】Which are the two key concepts for effectiveness?
4、【判断题】Longer sentences and GRE words can show the audience our good command of English, so it should be encouraged.
5、【判断题】We should avoid using jargons, Internet buzzwords, and shocking or obscene language.
6、【判断题】When preparing for a speech, writing an outline is just a waste of time. We should start to write the beginning immediately.
7、【判断题】A outline only needs to include our main points. Subpoints, transitions, examples can all be omitted.
1、【单选题】“In Africa, every five seconds, a child dies of starvation” , which type of opening does it belong to?
A、Startling facts, numbers and data
2、【单选题】If the topic is “The Evolution along with History of Batman as a Heroic Figure”, which pattern would be the most suitable one?
3、【单选题】Which of the following statement about using quotation is incorrect?
A、Using long quotations, as long as possible to show your knowledge.
B、Paying attention to the credibility of the one you quote from.
C、To make quotes interesting, introduce the experts with their background information.
D、Keeping the expert's words brief, and read them in a lively and convincing manner.
4、【判断题】If we want to use questions to begin our speech, we can use yes/no questions, rhetorical questions and survey.
5、【判断题】There is no need for us to write a good concluding part. We just simply need to say “That’s all, thank you” as a concluding part.
6、【判断题】Because common knowledge are common, so they are always right and can be supportive.
7、【判断题】Conclusion is simply the repetition of main points in the body part.
8、【判断题】A good conclusion can refocus audience attention with a memorable thought or a final clincher.