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Articles tagged Speech

Growing Deep Roots for Speaking and Writing

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The Conversation Monthly Growing Deep Roots for Speaking and Writing “Child, to say the very thing you really mean, the whole of it, nothing more or less or other than what you really mean; that’s the whole art and joy of words.” --C. S. Lewis, Till We Have Faces (...
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Speaking of Dirt

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by Lisa
Friday, 21 March, 2014
categories: Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)
It started with a dirt hill. The large, unassuming pile of fill dirt occupied the back corner of our church property. To us adults it represented the unfinished nature of our construction efforts. To our children, it represented adventure, strategy, and conquest. Every...
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What Do Foundations Students Know that College Graduates Don’t?

A recent article in Forbes magazine claims that poor communication skills are the greatest deficit facing college graduates today. According to a high school presentation teacher: “In this era of email, texting and voice mail, true face-to-face communication is...
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Eradicate Truncated Similes for Just 72¢ per Day!

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WARNING: Before you read this article, please know that if you proceed you will inevitably become acutely aware of something that will, henceforth, continually unsettle you. If you are prepared for that eventuality, then read on. A few years ago, my family and I were...
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