Chapter 4 Review - Chapter 4: Listening I. What is...

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Chapter 4: Listening I. What is listening? What is hearing? listen is to pay attention to sound or hear something with thoughtful attention hearing is the physical process of sound waves bouncing off an eardrum Many different circumstance affect our ability to listen, including our state of mind, our physical state, our beliefs, our intentions, our interest in the subject, our own history and predilections, our ability to stay focused, the speakers presentations. Listening is active and involves five steps. 1. RECEIVING: This includes hearing and attending The message a listener receives are both verbal and nonverbal: hearing begins and ends with the first stage receiving; when you get auditory stimulus we selectively tune in to certain messages and tune out others (pay attention to messages that are of more value) 2. UNDERSTANDING a speaker means grasping the thoughts and emotional tone that is expressed For example, the urgency or the joy/sorrow expressed in a message Paraphrase the speakers ideas into your own words as you cont. to listen 3. REMEMBERING Memory for speech is not reproductive, you do not simply reproduce in your memory what the speaker said. Rather, memory is
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Chapter 4 Review - Chapter 4: Listening I. What is...

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