Chapter 2 - Powerpoints

Chapter 2 - Powerpoints - Chapter 2 Verbal Communication:...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 2 Verbal Communication: Using Speech and Language Fundamentals of Human Communication Chapter Overview 1. Communicating without language 2. Human beings without language 1. Understanding the nature and consequences of language 2. Symbols and their referents 1. Words as Concepts 2. Structural features of language Communicating without Language Three types of behavior systems that enable communication among organisms 1. Inherited Systems 2. Learned Signs 3. Shared conventions of meaning Inherited Systems Sense of smell (pheromones) Sense of sight Communicating with Learned Signs • Signals • Acquiring meanings of natural signs Why Human Beings Use Language • Human beings relate to the external world through language • Human beings construct society through language Why Animals Use Communication Channels – sound – sight – smell – touch Purposes: – mating – warning – appeasing Samples of Animal Communication • Cat rubbing against a person in affection • Peacock displaying its tail • Cow mooing because it hasn't been milked...
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course COMM 201 taught by Professor Ashlock during the Spring '08 term at University of Louisville.

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Chapter 2 - Powerpoints - Chapter 2 Verbal Communication:...

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