Communicating Verbally

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3 Communicating Verbally
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Language Language Both a body of symbols (most commonly words) and the systems for their use in messages that are common to the people of the same speech community
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The Nature & Purpose of The Nature & Purpose of Language Language Speech community Words Sapir-Whorf hypothesis
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Purposes of Language Purposes of Language To designate, label, define, and limit To evaluate To discuss things outside our immediate experience To talk about language
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The Relationship Between The Relationship Between Language and Meaning Language and Meaning The meaning of words is in people, not in the words themselves Words have two levels of meaning Meaning may vary depending on its syntactic context The language of a speech community will change over time As a society becomes more multicultural, new words are absorbed
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Culture Low-context cultures High-context cultures Gender Masculine styles of language Feminine styles of language
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course SP 151 taught by Professor Hendrickson,b during the Spring '08 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.

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