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Interpersonal Communication Relating to Others Study Set 3

Language

Quiz 6 :

Verbal Communication Skills

Quiz 6 :

Verbal Communication Skills

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Gregorio was describing the noises that hens make at his part-time job at the egg farm.He used the word "cackle" as part of his description,an example of __________.
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Dad says to Junior,"Hand me the screwdriver." Junior responds with,"Which kind,a flat-head or Phillips?" Which language barrier is Junior trying to avoid?
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To Joseph,a "submarine" is a sandwich.To Alfonse,a "submarine" is a submersible ship.The different meanings Joseph and Alfonse apply to the word "submarine" reflect the idea that __________.
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When someone uses the word dog and you understand the word to mean "a mangy,dirty,and disgusting animal,like the one that bit me when I was five years old," which level of meaning are you likely applying?
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Some people call the late Yasser Arafat a "terrorist," both fearing and reviling him.Some people call him a "freedom fighter," both loving and praising him.The use of these words to describe or evaluate Arafat reflect the power of words to __________.
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According to linguist Deborah Tannen,gender plays a significant role in how we interpret verbal messages.For example,women tend to interpret a message based on __________.
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The __________ level of meaning conveys the feelings and subjective associations a person has for a symbol.
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Jeannie heard her communication professor use a word that she had not heard before and determined it would be a good idea to find out what the word meant.She consulted two dictionaries to be sure she had the literal meaning of the word.Which type of meaning was Jeannie looking for?
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What is a general characteristic of our Facebook posts,according to research?
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What idea suggests that language shapes our thoughts and culture,and our culture and thoughts affect the language we use to describe the world?
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A confusion of one word or phrase for another that sounds similar to it is known as __________.
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Joe tells his wife,Serafina,that he thinks they should "redo" their bathroom as their next home improvement project.Serafina reacts strongly to this suggestion,complaining that,"We don't have enough money to do that!" Serafina thought "redo" the bathroom meant to replace the shower,toilet,and sink and to re-tile the floors and paint the walls.She was relieved when Joe explained that what he meant by "redo" the bathroom was just to paint the walls and have the floors refinished.The language barrier Joe and Serafina experienced is called __________.
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According to the model developed by Ogden and Richards,what are the things represented by symbols called?
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Your friend approaches you and says,"Try your best not to picture a fat panda bear." This,of course,causes you to imagine a fat panda bear.Which power of words does this demonstrate?
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Celia uses __________ as she listens to her partner by occasionally interjecting with responses such as "Oh,I see" and "Uh-huh" to show she is interested.
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According to researcher John Seiter,how might the use of demeaning terms affect how those persons are perceived?
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After her parents tell her she can't go to the concert on Tuesday,Gael says,"You never let me do anything!" Since Gael's parents allow her to stay out late each weekend,her reaction seems to exhibit the barrier of __________.
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A person's name generally has no logical connection with the actual person,just as the word "cow" does not look like a cow or sound like a cow.According to American linguist Charles Hockett,these examples illustrate how the connection between a word and what it represents is __________.
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What seeks to explain how societies are bound or linked together through their use of symbols?
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Indexing your comments and remarks is a way to avoid which word barrier?
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