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Verbal communication is the _______ or ____ words or ______ we exchange

Writen or oral

Sounds

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Verbal communication includes the ___________, _______, and ________ __ ______

Pronuciation, accent and meanings of words

3

T/F: Children from families who converse and eat meals together on a regular basis do NOT have higher self-esteem and do NOT interact better with their peers

False.

4

Seven Functions of Language

Instrumental
Regulatory
Functions to inform
Heuristic
Interactional
Personal Language
Used Imaginatively

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Use of language to obtain what you need or desire. (One of the seven functions of language)

Instrumental

6

Use of language to control or regulate the behaviors of others. (One of the seven functions of language)

Regulatory

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Use of language to communicate information or report facts. (One of the seven functions of language)

Informative

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Use of language to acquire knowledge and understanding (One of the seven functions of language)

Heuristic

9

Use of language to establish and define social relationships (one of the seven functions of language)

Interactional

10

Use of language to express individuality and personality (one of the seven functions of language)

Personal language

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Use of language to express oneself artistically or creatively (One of the seven functions of language)

Imaginative

12

What are the four compenents of language?

Phonology
Syntax
Semantics
Pragmitics

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T/F: Every language has its own rules of grammar

So true

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The study of the sounds that compose individual languages and how these sounds communicate meaning. (Also one of the four components of language)

Phonology

15

The rules that govern word order (One of the four compenents of language)

Syntax

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The study of meaning (One of the four compenents of language)

Semantics

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Field of study that emphasizes how language is used in specific situations to accomplish goals (One of the four components of language)

Pragmatics

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Two examples of semantics (HINT: The types of meanings)

Denotative meanings

Connotative meanings

19

Literal meanings of words

Denotative meanings

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Interpretive meanings of words

Connotative meanings

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Branch of pragmatics that suggests that when people communicate, they do not just say things, they also do things with their words

Speech act theory

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Example of speech act theory. Most common act among U.S. family contexts.

Nagging

23

Pragmatics requires _________ and __________ knowledge

Cultural and contextual

24

Pragmatics may be ________ or __________

Direct of indirect

25

Turn taking is an example of this

Conversational rules

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Define the pragmatics appropiate for the communication situation and vary by culture

Contextual rules

27

These govern the way we communicate and vary somehwat from context to context

Conversational rules

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A variation of language distingushed by its vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation

Dialect

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Vocabulary (dialect)

Lexical choice

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When ________ influence several aspects of language, speakers have a specific DIALECT

Identities