Unformatted text preview: - Chapter 1 - The nature of communication
Explain the difference
in the meaning of the
Communication: behavior that affects the behavior
of others by the transmission of information.
code: a complex pattern of associations of the
units of a communication system .
Language: a uniqueing human cognitive system used
to producece and understand precise meaningful
utterance: a stretch of speech between 2 periods
of silence or a potential (percievet) silence.
Doesn't have to be a complete sentence .
encode : is to
put a message into code.
grammar: the system (pattern) of elements (such as
words) and of the rules of phonology, morphology, syntax
and semantics inherent in a language. The term
grammer also refers to the study of those elements
and rules .
Communication is a very broad concept. All organisms
communicate. Language is a much narrower concept. Language
is a unique human capacity used to produce and understand
percise meaningful utterances. Language has rules which
can be understood by grammar. usually in communication
organisms encode messages, and communication occurs when
the reciever decodes the message. To decode a message means
to react in a way that reflects the reason the message
the message was encoded....
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- Spring '14