1、 问题:This course believes public speaking is for everyone. By this we mean ____.
A:Public speaking is done for the profit of everyone.
B:Speakers must consider the needs of everyone when preparing a speech.
C:Public speaking is nature, not nurture.
D:We all engage in verbal communications that can be approached “as public speaking.”
答案: 【We all engage in verbal communications that can be approached “as public speaking.”】
2、 问题:Which of the following is the most communication-style?
A:Presidential candidates doing a TV debate.
B:Giving a speech at TED.
C:Taking a job interview.
D:Discussing a research topic with teammates.
答案: 【Discussing a research topic with teammates.】
3、 问题:Which of the following TED talks is more likely to be persuasive?
A:“Why doesn’t the leaning tower of Pisa fall over?”
B:“The secret language of the trees”
C:“The Amazon belongs to humanity—let’s protect it together”
D:”Ten ways to have a better conversation”
答案: 【“The Amazon belongs to humanity—let’s protect it together”】
4、 问题:Please take a quick look at the beginning 1 minute of a video clip featuring Chinese scientist Tu Yoyo’s (屠呦呦）Nobel lecture “Discovery of Artemisinin – A gift from traditional Chinese medicine to the world.” The video clip is also available under 1.3.3. The male voice at the very beginning of the video clip was from Professor Jan Andersson, Adjunct Member of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine. His was a speech of _____.
答案: 【Introduction 】
5、 问题:By calling public speaking skills “a man’s best suit and a woman’s most handy handbag,” we mean _____.
A:Public speaking skills can bring you material benefits.
B:Public speaking can spice up your life, making it more fun.
C:Public speaking increases your social attractiveness, especially on important occasions.
D:When it comes to public speaking, men and women need different skill sets!
答案: 【Public speaking increases your social attractiveness, especially on important occasions. 】
6、 问题:Which of the following sentences would be typically found in a speech of presentation?
A:Welcome to this special event in which we greet (Title and name) and welcome him/her to (Place).
B:I’d like you to please extend a warmest welcome to (Title and name).
C:And the (Name of prize) goes to (Name of prize winner).
D:Thank you all so much for sharing this incredible journey with me.
答案: 【And the (Name of prize) goes to (Name of prize winner).】
7、 问题:Imagine a guest speaker is to give a lecture and you’re the one to make the speech of introduction. Which of the following goes first?
A:Welcoming the audience
B:Welcoming guest speaker
D:Introducing guest speaker
答案: 【Welcoming the audience】
8、 问题:Volunteering means working without pay. It doesn’t involve public speaking.
9、 问题:In TED talk “Your body language may shape who you are,” by saying “I don’t have ego involved in this,” Amy Cuddy tries to persuade us that we need to let ourselves go when doing power posing.