Understanding Verbal Symbols (pg. 115)
o Language- A system comprised of vocabulary and rules of grammar that allows us to
engage in verbal communication.
o Verbal Symbols- Words, or the vocabulary that make up a language.
o Grammar- The rules that d
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Comparing Different Cultures: Intercultural communication Ray Ty (you-tube
Every country in the world is influenced by other cultures.
Imprinting- you learn your values from your parents, very young age.
Intercultural communication: Communication between and among individuals from
different cultural backgrounds.
Culture: The shared, personal, and learned life experiences of a group of individuals who
have a common set of values
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There is a difference between listening and hearing:
o Hearing is the process our body goes through when it is stimulated by sound
Physiological processit is what our body does.
Hearing is a part of listening.
o Listening is
CMST Chapter 1
Imparting, conveying, exchanging
o All connected to an idea of transmission
Spoken or written
o Way of transmitting
Words, sounds, and visual symbols
You can not not communicate
Features of communic