Communication Skills for Community College Students was created to meet the needs of students enrolled in technical and career-oriented college programs, as well as workers already employed in business and industry. The primary focus of this text enables you to develop communication skills that will ensure your success on the job. This reader-friendly text is designed to provide you with a solid working understanding of communication that applies concepts, develops skills, and fosters creative applications. Communication Skills for Community College Students does all three in an engaging manner with a warm, understandable tone. Fifteen chapters introduce topics essential to a comprehensive study of oral communication. Each chapter includes learning objectives, readable text, skill-building assignments, discussion questions, self-assessments, and practical applications. In addition, chapters will incorporate a variety of the following: introductory stories, visual summaries, case studies, and web activities. The text flows from basic topics that form a foundation upon which more advanced skills and concepts are developed.