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Chapter 2: Verbal Communication
Chapter 2: Verbal Communication
Chapter 2: Verbal Communication
Chapter 2: Verbal Communication
Chapter 2: Verbal Communication
Chapter 2: Verbal Communication
Chapter 2: Verbal Communication
Chapter 2: Verbal Communication
Chapter 2: Verbal Communication
Chapter 2: Verbal Communication
Chapter 2: Verbal Communication
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Chapter 2: Verbal Communication

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  • 1. CHAPTER 2 Foundation of Verbal Knowledge
  • 2. In three pieces of paper write…
    • The name of the grossest insect, bug, or animal you can thing of
    • The name of your least favorite food
    • The word you use to call your mom
  • 3. The language dilemma
    • Does language create meaning?
    • Does meaning create language?
  • 4. How did we get here?
    • We derive meaning through our backgrounds, experiences, perceptions.
    • Thus, people interpret information differently
  • 5. What affects our understanding of meaning?
    • Different frames of reference lead to difference denotative and connotative meanings
  • 6. How do we learn language?
  • 7. Language Explosion Theory
    • Parents 
    • Childhood 
    • School 
    • Peers 
    • Friends 
    • BOOM!
  • 8. Significant-Other Theory
    • Individuals have no identity except in relation to others
  • 9. Functions of language
    • Emotive language:
      • Employs emotional, connotative words to express attitudes and emotions
    • Phatic language
      • Used to perform social tasks
    • Cognitive language
      • Used to convey information
    • Rhetorical language
      • Used to influence thoughts and actions / Persuade
    • Identifying language
      • Centers on naming persons or things to clarify of what is being spoken
  • 10. Language Distortion
    • Ambiguity
      • Double meaning
    • Vagueness
      • Unclear
      • Doublespeak
    • Inferences
      • Assumptions
  • 11. The language dilemma
    • Language is always evolving

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