dabroots (dabroots) wrote in linguaphiles,

text for public speaking course

I'm going to be teaching a public speaking course to college students, this fall. I taught the same course last year, replacing someone who couldn't fulfill their commitment, but I inherited their crappy, overpriced textbook. Because a textbook really doesn't need to be used much for a speech course, I don't want to make students pay much for one. Any recommendations, especially if you've taught a public speaking course in the U.S.?

One I've found at Amazon and then investigated a bit further at the publisher's website is this one. I'll call them on Monday and ask for a desk copy. In the meantime, click on that link, if you're so inclined, and let me know what you think.


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