chaper 11 and 12 - Chapter Eleven Achieving Style Through...

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Chapter Eleven Chapter Eleven Achieving Style Through Language
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What is style? What is style? Pattern of choices attributed to a  person by others to characterize or to  distinguish him or her. Style in speech Style in language Perception of speech Perception of the speaker Performance vs. Conversational Style
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Oral Style vs. Written Style Oral Style vs. Written Style Writing is for the eye and speaking is  for the ear. Simplicity Repetition Informality Reflexivity Potential for clutter
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Basic Requirements for Effective  Basic Requirements for Effective  Style Style Speak accurately  Choose your word carefully Speak appropriately to the audience  and the situation. 1. Avoid sounding pretentious or self- important 2. Avoid signs of disrespect 3. Avoid inappropriate emotion
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Marching and Leading  Marching and Leading  Jargons Jargons
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Defining Term  Appropriately
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This note was uploaded on 05/30/2010 for the course HCMC 1273149 taught by Professor Lethithuylinh during the Spring '10 term at Alamance Community College.

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chaper 11 and 12 - Chapter Eleven Achieving Style Through...

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