Verbal Communication Chapter 4 Person to Person Chapter 4 Person to Person

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  • Verbal CommunicationChapter 4Person to Person

  • Why can verbal messages be so confusing?

  • Why can verbal messages be so confusing?

    Different languages

  • Why can verbal messages be so confusing?

    Different languagesMultiple meanings

  • Why can verbal messages be so confusing?

    Different languagesMultiple meaningsWords and word meanings change

  • Why can verbal messages be so confusing?

    Different languagesMultiple meaningsWords and word meanings changeWords are always being created

  • Why can verbal messages be so confusing?

    Different languagesMultiple meaningsWords and word meanings changeWords are always being createdGender and generation differences

  • How do we define words?

    as symbols that represent things but are not the things themselves.

  • ghoti

  • ghotienough

  • ghotienough = f

  • ghotienough = fwomen

  • ghotienough = fwomen = icaution

  • ghotienough = fwomen = icaution = sh

  • Denotative meaning isthe dictionary definition.

  • Connotative meaning isan individuals emotional or personal response to a word.

  • All words have denotativemeaning and may havedifferent connotativemeanings for each person.

  • Why does language change?

  • What did these words mean?

    fondjestcubit

  • Meanings of old

    fond = foolishjest = storycubit = the length of an arm

  • Language changes because the world is constantly changing.

  • Language changes because

    New words are needed to describe new things and ideas.

  • Language changes becauseNew words are needed to describe new things and ideas. They are used in different ways by individuals or by society

  • Language changes becauseNew words are needed to describe new things and ideas. They are used in different ways by individuals or by society Using the same word to refer to the same thing over a period of time may be inaccurate.

  • What kinds of language do you use?

  • What kinds of language do you use?

    Technical language

  • What kinds of language do you use?

    Technical language Relates to a particular subject and is marked by specialization.

  • What kinds of language do you use?

    Technical languageRelates to a particular subject and is marked by specializationDoctorsMechanicsWriters

  • What kinds of language do you use?

    Regional terms

  • What kinds of language do you use?

    Regional termsA regionalism is speech peculiar to a geographical area.

  • What kinds of language do you use?

    Regional termsA regionalism is speech peculiar to a geographical area.Water cooler, or bubbler?Sub, hoagie, or grinder?Rotary, or traffic circle?

  • What kinds of language do you use?

    Slang

  • What kinds of language do you use?

    SlangSlang is informal, nonstandard vocabulary, language unique to a particular group

  • What kinds of language do you use?

    SlangSlang is informal, nonstandard vocabulary, language unique to a particular groupSupWhackCool

  • What kinds of language do you use?

    Cultural terms

  • What kinds of language do you use?

    Cultural termsA cultural term is one related to the particular background of a group of people.

  • What kinds of language do you use?

    Cultural termsA cultural term is one related to the particular background of a group of people.YarmulkeTacosCastanets

  • What are verbal strategies?

  • The ways people use words are their verbal strategies.

  • A verbal strategy is using a set of words chosen to have a specific effect on another person.

  • Very often, senders use special words to get a certain reaction from their receivers.

  • Language strategies may involve the following tactics.

  • Language strategies may involve the following tactics

    To exclude

  • Language strategies may involve the following tactics

    To excludeTo include

  • Language strategies may involve the following tactics

    To excludeTo includeTo put down

  • Language strategies may involve the following tactics

    To excludeTo includeTo put downTo build up

  • Language strategies may involve the following tactics

    To excludeTo includeTo put downTo build upTo reveal self

  • Language strategies may involve the following tactics

    To excludeTo includeTo put downTo build upTo reveal selfTo conceal self