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Chapter 2: Verbal Language
Chapter 2: Verbal Language
Chapter 2: Verbal Language
Chapter 2: Verbal Language
Chapter 2: Verbal Language
Chapter 2: Verbal Language
Chapter 2: Verbal Language
Chapter 2: Verbal Language
Chapter 2: Verbal Language
Chapter 2: Verbal Language
Chapter 2: Verbal Language
Chapter 2: Verbal Language
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Chapter 2: Verbal Language

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Presentation created by Andi Narvaez for COMM 107 - Oral Communication: Principles and Practice …

Presentation created by Andi Narvaez for COMM 107 - Oral Communication: Principles and Practice

University of Maryland

Source: Communication: A Social and Career Focus by Berko, Wolvin & Wolvin

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

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