COM STUDY GUIDE EXAM TWO

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COM STUDY GUIDE EXAM TWO 02:42 CHAPTER FOUR: VERBAL COMMUNICATION Principles of Verbal Communication 1)Words are symbols that represent reality rely on symbols to represent objects and thoughts remember: language triangle George Carlin Clip- Football v. Baseball Represents words as symbols and how they represent reality Vocabulary he is used for football reflected more of a brute force while baseball was  more of a carefree fun fee Thought, referent and symbol TRIANGLE 2)Words are arbitrary no intrinsic connection between the referent and the symbol you say the word dog, but there is nothing “dog” about the animal its simply what we call  it Wikiality Clip Colbert report 3)Words have no denotative and connotative meanings denotative- dictionary definition  connotative- personal, subjective meaning emerge from personal experience 4)Meanings are in people, not words What does this mean?
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Meanings is how individuals  interpret  information Language is ambiguous  and subjective 5)Words are contextually bound Meanings come from the situation they are used in  Define the following terms: Slide Check Feather Weigh enough 6)Words are culturally bound vary based on the relationships between people English v. English Baby related words Dummy  Nappy Tramp Rubbish 7)Words communicate concrete or abstract meaning continuum of concreteness or abstractness concrete : can experience the referent with one of our 5 senses referent = the object
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abstract : cannot experience referent with our senses 8)Communication is rule based example: if you’re a child and someone gives you a cookie, you are supposed to say  thank you, you learn this rule shared understandings based on the group we are part of changes from group to group rules can differ example: families like to argue and talk over each other while some think that to be rude Regulative rules - guide when, how and where, to communicate Constitutive rules - what a process of communication means or stands for What type of emotionality are you conveying Example: gossiping about your friends Breaking the constitutive rule of trust Example: musical lecture Connotative and Denotative Meanings denotative- dictionary definition  connotative- personal, subjective meaning emerge from personal experience Regulative and Constitutive Rules Regulative rules - guide when, how and where, to communicate Constitutive rules - what a process of communication means or stands for What type of emotionality are you conveying
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