ES-ch. 3 notes - 09-14-07 Effective Speaking Notes Ch....

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 09-14-07 Effective Speaking Notes Ch. 3-you cant listen to a message without first hearing it (physiological process of receiving sound waves)-factors that can interfere with this include distracting noises, noises that are too soft, and hearing loss- listening is the thinking process whereby people generate meaning from sound-five barriers of good listening: 1.) passive listening-tuning in and out and losing attention, 2.) drifting thoughts-thinking about other things while waiting for speaker to continue; involves internal perceptual field which is the world of your own thoughts, 3.) physical distractions-elements outside of your thoughts; involves external perceptual field which are those things in your physical environment that may divert your attention from a speaker, 4.) trigger words-words that evoke a memory or feeling and leave the listener stuck on one point of the speech rather than listening to what is presently being said, and 5.) self-fulfilling prophecies-preset ideas or stereotypes that can get in the way of good listening5....
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online