Flashcards in Midterm Deck (19)
5 things that made the MLK speech memorable:
1. Theme words
3. Quotes and allusions
4. Use of metaphors
5. Made it concrete
Why should Christians strive for effective communication?
Most important truths are theological, those truths need to be communicated with others
Nature of Communication:
Source encodes his meaning in signal
Signal is transmitted to a receiver
Receiver decodes it & attributes meaning
What are the 2 types of communication?
What is mediated communication?
Communication through some medium
What is non-mediated communication?
Face to face communication
What are the 3 types of non-mediated communication?
1. Dyadic: 1 on 1
2. Small group: 3-20
3. Public Address: Large number of people
What is the basic speech model?
- 1st point, transition
- 2nd point, transition
- 3rd point, transition
The music of speech:
Pitch: going up and down
Tone: tone of voice
Rate: how fast
The more committed you are to a subject the better you will do.
"He is a good speaker who can turn an ____ into an ___."
"He is a good speaker who can turn an ear into an eye."
What is the most important question to focus on in speech?
With whom am I trying to communicate with?
What are the 3 elements of speech making.
3. Persons Addressed
3 external variables:
2. Size of audience
4. Comprehension level
-It governs the rest of your speech
-Approach your topic so that it can be phrased into one sentence.
-Use points development (3 so they can be easily remembered)
"Few things are more important than that of the ___ ____."
"Few things are more important than that of the human voice."