Chapter 5 - ListeningtoSpeeches Chapter5 BarrierstoListening

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Listening to Speeches Chapter 5
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Barriers to Listening Can occur whenever we fail to: Select Attend Understand Remember
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Barriers to Listening Information Overload Personal Concerns Outside Distractions Prejudice Difference between speech rate and  thought rate Receiver Apprehension
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Ways to Improve Your  Listening Adapt to the speaker’s delivery Pay attention to non-verbal as well as  verbal messages Monitor your emotional reaction Avoid jumping to conclusions Be a selfish listener—try to get the  most out of each others’ speeches! Listen for major ideas Understand your listening goal
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Ways to Improve Your  Listening Practice listening Understand your listening style People-oriented Action-oriented Content-oriented Time-oriented Be an active listener
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Note-Taking Come prepared Decide if you need to take notes Decide what kind of notes you need to  take Make your notes meaningful
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Chapter 5 - ListeningtoSpeeches Chapter5 BarrierstoListening

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