Flashcards in Lesson 6: Speech Styles and Contextt Deck (20)
There are four basic types
: intrapersonal, interpersonal, public speaking and mass
• This type of communication happens when a person speaks with
• It happens usually in one’s head, when pondering on ideas, circumstances
• Examples: making decisions, planning, reflecting on past actions, etc.
• The sender and the receiver of the message is YOU.
• Helps individuals improve
interpersonal communication by
developing self awareness and
applying self disclosure.
• Created by Joseph Luft and Harry
Ingram, this is used as an activity
• Communication between two persons or among a group of people.
• Depends on relationship of communicators: informal/personal,
• Two types:
• Dyadic –between two persons
• Small group- composed of three or more participants, in a face-to-face
• Purposes: for collaboration, discussion, teamwork
• Its success is dependent on the participation and cooperation of members
(gives way to avoid conflict)
see members as equal contributors) -
doesn’t want to participate)
organizes ideas, ensures systematic way of doing things)
Refers to communication that requires delivering messages to a large
sustained formal presentation of a speaker to an
communicating to very large audience
through televisions, magazines, books, billboards, internet and other types of
The speech style that a communicator adopts depends on the listener,
situation and various factors.
• Contexts affects the way people communicate, thus a specific speech style is
private language used within the family and with very close friends
(e.g. terms of endearment– honey, sweet, babe, love)
used among friends and acquaintances in informal situations; two
features: a) omission of words in utterances, and b) use of slang
(e.g. gay language, street and vulgar words)
happens in semi-formal situations where a certain transaction
happens. Professional or mutually acceptable language is used.
(e.g. doctor and patient, teacher and student, etc.)
used in extended one-way communication, in formal situations.
(e.g. formal speeches, SONA, priest’s sermon)