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Study guide chapter 1 Communication Language – socially shared code or conventional system for representing concepts using arbitrary symbols and rule-governed combinations of those symbols. Speech – dynamic neuromuscular process producing speech sounds for communication; a verbal means of transmission Encoding Decoding paralinguistic codes -Suprasegmental devices that are imposed on speech to signal attitude or emotion in the message. 1. intonation/pitch 2. stress/emphasis 3. rate 4. intensity 5. pause hesitation nonlinguistic codes ii. Gestures, body language, facial expression, physical proximity. iii. Used alone can convey an entire message iv. Cultural differences in the use of nonlinguistic cues. metalingustic codes v. The ability to talk about language, analyze it and judge it. vi. Our skills help us determine the accuracy or appropriateness of messages we send and receive. Form Content Use Syntax – organizational rules speficying word order, sentence organization and word
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2008 for the course PSYC 227 taught by Professor Daniele during the Spring '08 term at Bridgewater State University.

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