Flashcards in Non-Verbal Communication pg. 20-35 Deck (29)
body language makes up how much of interpersonal communication?
interconnectedness of non-verbals
no non verbal can really be taken in isolation in actual practice
Good stance an posture for two reasons
1. inspire confidence in the audience
2. aid the speaker in a strong delivery.
good posture helps speaker in two ways
1. circulation is maximized, which means that there are no unconscious distractions of parts of the body in need of greater blood flow
2. breathing is made easier, which allows the speaker to project from the gut.
what is eye contact for?
intiate relationship and regulate conversation
eyes reflect the mood of the speaker
speakers are considered in sincere if they don't maintain at least _____ amount of eye contact
how to you make eye contact with a large audience
what are some hand gestures
drawing in, shaking off, waving away
pointing to a scene or place
proximity and platform: Edward Halls science of proxemics
study of interpersonal space as a dimension of culture
Edward Hall: what are the four key zones that speaker should be aware of depending upon context
1. Intimate space- 1.5 feet
2. personal space 1.5-4 feet
3. social space- 4 -12 feet
4. public space - 12+ feet
Laban divided movement into two broad categories: effort and
EFFORT: dynamics of
the dancer’s intention
SPACE: relation of the body
to the environment
Effort consists of what subcategories?
Weight: strong or light
time: sudden or sustained
space: indirect or direct
flow: continuous or discontinuous.
space consists of what subcategories?
kinesphere: are the body moves in
spatial intention: direction the mover uses
geometry: how space is carved up .
provides an important key for an audience about whether or not the speaker is being sincere and authentic.
two kinds of facial expression
1. micro-facial - involuntary, unaware of, tried to suppress.
2. macro-facial- have explicit control over macro, we can make ourselves frown and smile
7 primary facial expressions
happiness, sadness, surprise, fear, anger, disgust, and contempt.
volumes: what is important to remember
although strong voice is confident, it is important to incorporate many volumes to keep audience interested and following along.
a careful speaker will ensure that delivery will be clear , crisp, and dramatic.
omission; febuary, wanna, goin'
addition: acrost, hice, filum
substitution; lemmes, didja
very difficult- takes control, effort, and confidence.
helps eliminate fillers, communicates confidence and self respect, and gives the audience clues and the opportunity to absorb information.
what forms does pausing come in ?
set up or major pause
help in establish a speakers presence and connection with individual audience members
emphasizes pints and increases tension, drama, and interest.
set or major
introduce new marterial
has to do with ffrequencies on a musical scale
broader term for the qualities of the sound itself
is the rise or fall of pitch in the course of a word phrase or sentence.
opposite of conscious pitcha and tone, that quality above all others taht makes speaker dull and boring.