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The Art of Public Speaking

3.86 of 5 stars 3.86  ·  rating details  ·  1,060 ratings  ·  44 reviews
The best way to become a confident, effective public speaker, according to the authors of this landmark book, is simply to do it. Practice, practice, practice. And while you're at it, assume the positive. Have something to say. Forget the self. Cast out fear. Be absorbed by your subject. And most importantly, expect success. "If you believe you will fail," they write, "the ...more
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Published November 1st 2007 by Cosimo Classics (first published August 1st 1905)
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نهال بنت عبد الرحمن
لتصبح خطيبا ً جيدا ً أمام الجمهور و لتحصل على ذلك بسرعة و فعالية هناك 4 أشياء ضرورية :-
أولا ً : - أبدأ برغبة قوية
ثانيا ً :- إعرف تمامًا ما الذي ستتحدث بشأنة .
ثالثا ً :- تصرف بثقة .
( قف مٌستقيما ً و تطلع في عيون الجمهور أبدأ بالكلام بثقة و كأن الجميع يدينون لك بالمال تخيل أنك كذالك
تخيل أنهم تجمعوا ليتوسلوا تمديد مدة الدفع . فالتأثير النفسي الناتج عن ذلك سيكون مفيدا ً )
رابعًا :- تدرب , تدرب , تدرب !

( أنّ كل إنسان تقريبا ً يصاب بالخوف . لدى إقدامة على أي عمل , لكن الأمر التالي يبقى على ا
I wish I could say that this was a great book. But it was sooooooo boring. The only reason I have to give it three stars is that it was genuinely a very educational book that I'm certain benefited me. Other than that, yeah . . . I wouldn't recommend this for anyone's fun reading. This is definitely for people who perform public speaking and no others.
Neil Renicker
Excellent read. It's a bit slow at times, but if you can hold the course, you'll enjoy the tasteful humor, the rugged practicality, and the thoughtful insights of a man who clearly had mastery of his subject. I gained far more than it cost me in patience to read it.
Desiree Finkbeiner
Most everything in this book is a review of what you learn in college speech class- though these methods are common sense to some of us, this would be a good book for someone who really just needs LOTS of practice. MANY speeches are offered in this book with tips on how to best recite them, but it's really more of a workbook than an informative read. I lost interest many times b/c it was just review information and long winded speeches and poetry from other authors given as examples for the read ...more
Trung Nguyen
As other Dale Carnegie' books, this book lays out important principles for effective public speaking. I have been trying to apply his suggestions in my talks and I find them very helpful.

A few notes:
- Be genuine interested in the audience: when preparing and giving a talk, I constantly remind myself to appreciate the audience who spend their time (and perhaps money) to listen to me. If the talk is 20 minutes and there are 30 of them, that's already 10 hours so I am responsible for not wasting su
سامي هاشم
Very nice.
I read the book from the perspective of a listener, and not someone who intends to speak.
That way i can know what to look for when i listen to a speaker
Yasser al-Zainy
Sep 05, 2011 Yasser al-Zainy rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: لا أحد
مجرد كتاب آخر من تلكم الكتب
اقرأ كثيرا تجيد فن الخطابة
Ali Sallam
حتى في الحديث اليومي مع الناس

ولمن يريد إلقاء خطبة أو قصيدة

مهارات للتأثير في الناس

طريقة القاء الكلام تؤثر في الناس أكثر من الكلام نفسه

********** بعض الأسرار **********

-شدد على الكلمات المهمة و أخفض الغير مهمة .

-كن إنسانا,تحدث بأسلوبك.

-كن طبيعيا ، وابتسم أثناء التحدث .

-غيّر طبقات صوتك.فهي متموجة.
لا تتحدث أبدا بنبرة صوت واحدة وثابته حتي لا تدفع من يسمعك للملل

-غيّر معدل سرعة صوتك.

-توقف قبل و بعد الأفكار المهمة.

-أنظر إلى أحد الحاضرين من الخلف مثلا و تحدث معه و كأنه لا يوجد غيره في القاعة.

-لا تأكل وجب
Bayan Alkheder
هل نظرت للخطابة من منظور الفن؟ كيف تلقي الخطاب؟ كيف تستحوذ على قلوب الناس قبل آذانهم؟ وكثير من التساؤلات حول هذا "الفن" على حد وصف الكاتب ....
هنا في هذا الكتاب الرائع يبين لنا الكاتب الأميركي الشهير ديل كارنيجي مفهوم الخطابة باعتباره فنا راقيا يمكن للمرء أن يتعلمه من خلال التدريب وبعض المبادئ الأساسية التي يطلعنا عليها الكاتب باللإضافة للأخطاء التي يرتكبها مع الأسف خطباء عصرنا هذا والتي تعتبر جريمة بحق هذا الفن لايمكن غفرانها!
Marja Botha Van doorn
This book will teach you everything you need to know about public speaking but also about influencing and persuading people in everyday life.
Everyone can do with what this book teaches because sooner or later we all need to learn the art of persuasion. And this book teaches you how.

محمد حبش
.. اول انطباع تاخده ان الكاتب مغرم ب ابراهام لنكولن ويستخدمه كتير كامثلة.. كتاب خفيف و يؤكد لك بعض الافكار حول الخطابة الناجحة. أجمل شيء انه لا يعظ بل كل أفكاره يدعمها بامثلة حقيقية
Maria Kotsur
It was my first book in a long joney of figuring out how to build conections and understand people. Its nice book, just take some honey away from it)
Wissam Raji
This book is the abc of public speaking. it introduces interesting techniques that can definitely enhance one's ability of attracting the attention of the crowds when speaking. It gives obvious techniques to follow but yet difficult to implement without deliberate practice.
Anshuman Patra
it is a great book
Stephen Dearden
Enjoyable. Not dry.
Ala' Amira
كتاب جيد ...يعرض الكثير من اسرار فن الخطابة وكيفية البدء والانتهاء من الخطبة بالاضافة لعرض اجزاء من خطابات الزعيم الاميركي لينكولن

بعض الجمل التي اعجبتني :

"ليقف الخطيب مَثل قمم جانفرو الثلجية التي تناطح سماء سويسرا الزرقاء "

( أنّ كل إنسان تقريبا ً يصاب بالخوف . لدى إقدامة على أي عمل , لكن الأمر التالي يبقى على الإنسان أن يحتفظ برابطة جأشة و يتصرف و كأنة غير خائف , فبعد مضي الوقت يتحول الأمر من التظاهر إلى الحقيقة , و يصبح الإنسان غير خائف )
mo jadi debaters handal? mo jd pengacara? ato simply wanna win in any gun-point situation? bacalah buku ni :D

ga gitu bgt seeehh,
tp mang di buku ini dikupas cara-cara 'memenangkan' perdebatan, bagaimana meramu gaya bicara dan mengemas topik dalam sebuah ajang komunikasi publik. Serunya buku ni jadi bahan literature anak2 debat UNPAD pd masa kul dlu, aaahh.. jd kangen :)
Antti Karanta
Interesting and fruitful at places, but overall too lengthy, too much repetition and dweling on trivialities. I did enjoy some of the samples from great speeches, but I was a little alienated by the strong bias towards american politics.
I typically like informative books but this one was a little much. Wow, boring with a capital B. I guess it was a good refresher but it just seemed to drag on and on. I am proud I was able to finish such painful reading.
Hashim Sardar
The book discusses many aspects of public speaking, with examples of famous speeches like Gettysburg address of Lincoln, "I have a dream" speech by M.Luther King and many more. Highly recommended.
كتاب رائع استمتعت بقراءته كثيرا, هكذا هو ديل كارنيجي دائما متميز باسلوبه و بكتبه...
واكثر ما اعحبني في هذا الكتاب هو حثه القراء على التعامل مع الناس بكل عفوية وبدون اي تكلف, كل على طبيعته.
Ahmad Nazeri
There are a lot of techniques that could be directly applied to public speaking. Definitely, includes a lot of great advice, including exercises at the end of each chapter.
Dale Carnegie writes about both the inner game and externalizations of public speaking. Also, I found the exercises and suggested readings fun to examine.
Dale Lane
i found the old-fashioned style of writing curiously enjoyable. it was refreshing and surprisingly readable, even if not particularly thought-provoking
Slow, boring, and redundant. I wanted to like it, and force-read most of it, but it's SO basic and just expounds upon common sense.
Taghreed AlSalmi
أوصي به كثيرا ..
وهو مناسب للجميع .. و لغة الكاتب سهلة ..
قرأته و أنا في 12 لأول مرة ..
و مرة أخرى و أنا في ال 20 ..
Rwan Snow
didn't finish it cause maybe I killed it? by forgetting about it and also im not that into such books like this one.
Hard Knocks 101
Thoroughly breaks public speaking down and makes you see that it's not about you, but what you have to safe.
Bobbi Koala
Jan 10, 2011 Bobbi Koala is currently reading it
Being in business, I am usually reading at least one book I thing would help me work better.
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Dale Breckenridge Carnegie (originally Carnagey until 1922 and possibly somewhat later) (November 24, 1888 – November 1, 1955) was an American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking and interpersonal skills. Born in poverty on a farm in Missouri, he was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People, fir ...more
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“Students of public speaking continually ask, "How can I overcome
self-consciousness and the fear that paralyzes me before an
Did you ever notice in looking from a train window that some
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thundering cars, while just ahead at the next railroad crossing a
farmer's wife will be nervously trying to quiet her scared horse as
the train goes by?
How would you cure a horse that is afraid of cars—graze him in a
back-woods lot where he would never see steam-engines or
automobiles, or drive or pasture him where he would frequently see
the machines?
Apply horse-sense to ridding yourself of self-consciousness and
fear: face an audience as frequently as you can, and you will soon stop shying. You can never attain
freedom from stage-fright by reading a treatise. A book may give
you excellent suggestions on how best to conduct yourself in the
water, but sooner or later you must get wet, perhaps even strangle
and be "half scared to death." There are a great many "wetless"
bathing suits worn at the seashore, but no one ever learns to swim
in them. To plunge is the only way.”
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