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The process of using messages to create meaning

Communication

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Any exchange or activity that happens over time

Process

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Ideas, emotions, or concepts that are exchanged from one person to another, either verbally or nonverbally

Messages

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The use of language and vocal sounds to deliver a message

Verbal communication

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The use of facial expressions, body language, and gestures to communicate

Nonverbal communication

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The understanding assigned to a message

Meaning

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The origination point of a message

Sender

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The process of translating a mesage into a code

Encoding

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The person who gets the message

Receiver

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The way in which a message is transmitted from sender to receiver

Channel

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The process of assigning meaning to a message's code

Decoding

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The receiver's response to a message

Feedback

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Anything that interrupts the transmission of a message from the sender to the receiver

Noise

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A predisposition towards something that causes us to act in a positive or negative way

Attitude

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A conviction

Belief

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Beliefs that are long-held and dictate our attitude towards people, ideas, objects, and events

Value

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The setting or set of circumstances in which communication occurs

Context

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The transmission of messages to creat meaning within one's self

Intrapersonal

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How individuals perceive themselves

Self-concept

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The conversations that we have with ourselves

Self-talk

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The exchange of messages to creat meaning between at least two people

Interpersonal communication

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Communication that pccurs between two people

Dyadic communication

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Communication that occurs between at least three people in a small group

Small group communication

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Interpersonal communication is composed of two sub-levels:

Dyadic and small group communication

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The transmission of a message from a single sender to numerous receivers

Public communication

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Communication where a single sender transmits a message to a great number of unseen receivers through a mediated system

Mass communication

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The delivery of a speech done without notes or formal preparation

Imrpomptu delivery

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The delivery of a speech from a script of the entire speech

Manuscript delivery

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The delivery of a speech that has been committed to memory

Memorized delivery

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The delivery of a speech that has been carefully researched and planned ahead of time

Extemporaneous delivery

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The unique language that belongs to a group who share a common culture or interest

Slang

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The technical language used by members of the same profession

Jargon

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A phrase or expression that has been overly used and has lost its impact and originality as a result

Cliche

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Restating someone elses original idea by rephrasing what was said

Paraphrasing

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The production of sounds

Articulation

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The correct way to say a word

Pronunciation

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The clear and correct way to produce sounds and say words

Enunciation

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The part of your speech where you tell your audience what you will be speaking about and what the objective of your speech is

Introduction

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The part of your introduction where you engage your audience and gain their focus

Attention getter

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The part of your introduction that establishes the speaker as a knowlesgeable source on the topic of a speech

Credibility statement

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The single sentence in your introduction that tells your audience what your purpose, objective, or beliefe is

Thesis statement

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A thesis statement where an issue is dissected and each of its core elements is introduced to the audience

Analytical thesis statement

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A thesis statement where important concepts are explained to the audience

Expository thesis statement

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A thesis statement where a claim is made by the speaker and supported with evidence

Argumentative thesis statement

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The statement that tells your audience why the speech you are giving is important to them

Relevence statement

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The statement that gives your audience a glimpse of the main points that you are going to cover in the body of your speech

Preview statement

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Statements used within your speech to help you move smoothly from one point to the next

Transitional statements

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The last part of your speech that sums up the ideas and main points previously covered within your presentation

Conclusion

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A statement that provides your audience with a plan for putting what they learned from the speech to use

Course of action statement

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Which of the following is not one of the rules of communication discussed in the chapter

communication is reversible

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relationship building takes place on which level of communication?

interpersonal???

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Advertisements on the radio for local eateries are examples of

mass communication

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of the factors that affect communication discussed in this chapter, ________ is the overarching factor, taking on aspects of several of the other factors.

culture

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self-concept and self-talk are both important dimensions on which level of communication?

intrapersonal

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dyadic communication and small group communication are sub-groups of which level of communication?

interpersonal

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language, dress, food, music, and entertainment are all aspects of a group's____

culture

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the communication model, which includes a sender, a channel, and a receiver is not used in delivering every message

false

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the role of people and technology in communication lends to it being dyadic in nature

true

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variations in time, environment, mood, and audience all account for communication never happening the exact same way twice

true

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the first factor that affects communication that we come into contact within our communicative lives is age.

true

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of the three categories of opinions, beliefs are the easiest to change because the tend to be learned behavior

false

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intrapersonal communication is an exchange of messages to create meaning within one's self that only occurs internally

false

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the goal of public communication is always to inform or persuade the audience

false

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___________ is the most user-friendly of all the modes of speech delivery

extemporaneous delivery

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when giving a speech that will be viewed multiple times via the television and internet, t is beneficial to use_____ to ensure that you are accurate

manuscript delivery

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which of the following is not a question that you should ask yourself once you have picked a topic that you like for your speech?

will my audience enjoy this topic?

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which of the following is okay to use in moderation as long as it does not get too far away from the original meaning of the idea?

paraphrasing

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extemporaneous and impromptu delivery are alike in that they are both conversational styles of speaking

true

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when picking a topic for your speech, it is important to consider what your audience will find interesting and then everything else will fall into place

false

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knowing your topic is the number one rule of public speaking

false

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the least user-friendly of all the modes for delivering a speech is memorized delivery

true

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the most informal of all the speaking styles is manuscript delivery

false

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which of the following is not an example of an attention getter?

making a statement of relevance

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which statement in your introduction tells your audience about your purpose, objective, or belief?

thesis statement

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the last component of your introduction before you begin the body of your speech is the _________

preview statement

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a topic outline is best used to ensure that all of the necessary information is included in your speech. this type of outline also provides a better idea of the bugger picture of your speech

false

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a relevance statement links you, the speaker, to your speech, giving the audience more reason to find you credible

false

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when using a question as an attention getter, the question does not need to pertain to the subject of the speech in order for it to gain the attention of the audience

false

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the most important part of your speech is the introduction

true

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a credibility statement shows the audience that you have the experience and background to speak knowledgably about your topic

true