Welcome to the book companion site for A Speaker's Guidebook, Text and Reference, Fourth Edition, by Dan O'Hair, Rob Stewart, and Hannah Rubenstein. To use this site you will need to register as a student or instructor. Registration is free and only takes a few moments. If you are considering the text, please visit our instructor preview page. To view the previous edition site click here.

Student Resources
icon Chapter Quizzes
icon Sample Speeches
icon Web Links
icon Speaking in Other College Courses
icon Speech Topics
icon Speech Topics Research Links
icon Breaking News!
icon Evaluating Online Sources Tutorial
icon How-To Guide for Using PowerPoint
icon The Bedford Bibliographer

Premium Student Resources
icon A Speaker's Guidebook e-Book
icon VideoCentral: Public Speaking
icon Video Quizzes
icon Bedford Speech Outliner 2.0
icon Relaxation Audio Download

Other Resources
icon The Bedford Research Room
icon Diana Hacker's Research and Documentation Online
icon The St. Martin's Tutorial on Avoiding Plagiarism
icon Model Documents Gallery

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