Verbal Communication

Verbal Communication - “ah” “uh” “um” Avoid too...

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Verbal Communication Write your own definition to the following words: Rabbit: Cloud: Freedom: Glass: Building: Career: Pride: Love: Ring: Semantic Differential Scale Concept:_______________________________ For each set of adjectives below, circle the number that best indicates where you would locate the meaning of the concept listed above. Good 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Bad Valuable 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Worthless Large 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Small Strong 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Weak Heavy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Light Active 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Passive Fast 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Slow Hot 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Cold
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Powerless Language Avoid hesitations and filler words
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Unformatted text preview: “ah” “uh” “um” Avoid too many intensifiers “truly” “really” “greatest” Avoid disqualifiers “I’m not really sure” Avoid tag questions “Don’t you think” Avoid simple one-word answer “Yes” “No” “Sure” Avoid self-critical statements “I’m new at this” Avoid over-politeness “Excuse me, please sir” Avoid redundant words and phrases “Basically” “Essentially” “More or less” “In my opinion” “I think” “I just called”...
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