exam 2 lecture 3 Communication

exam 2 lecture 3 Communication - LASTTIME o o...

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- LAST TIME… o Verbal communication – language o Two perspectives     : Window  (nature or nurture) – language describes the world Paintbrush  (genie movie) – language actually guides and constructs our  reality o Core dimensions of language systems     Syntax  – word order, and how they are combined to make sentences Semantics  – the meanings we attach to words and other symbols  refer:  communication iceberg  – because the meaning behind  symbols are  arbitrary  (meaning is subjective to each person) we are constantly negotiation meanings through communication to  achieve or to get at a shared meaning field of experience  – two parties that are communicating have to  have some common ground or experience in order to get to a  shared meaning; each and every one of us has their own field of  experience that they bring into interactions (ex: TREE – what kind  of tree do you think of when you see, hear, or say the word tree? –  will vary among individuals) symbol  is the meaning
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course COMM 101 taught by Professor Lieberman during the Fall '07 term at Rutgers.

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