SW121 Test 2
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SW121 Test 2
Language consisting of words and phrases that have more than one commonly accepted definition
The study of how people use and structure time.
Questions that limit the range of possible responses, such as questions that seek a yes or no answer.
The process of adapting one's speech style to match that of others with whom one wants to identify.
Speaking in a way that emphasizes difference from others.
Deliberate nonverbal behaviors with precise meanings, known to virtually all members of a cultural group.
The process by which emotions are transferred from one person to another.
A listening response that conveys identification with a speakers's perceptions and emotions.
A pleasant term substituted for a blunt one in order to soften the impact of unpleasant information.
The study of touch in human communication
The first stage in the listening process, in which sound waves are received by a communicator.
The study of body movements.
Careful and thoughtful attention and responses to others' messages.
Messages expressed by other than linguistic means.
Nonlinguistic means of vocal expression, for example, rate, pitch, and tone.
Restating a speakers thoughts and feelings in the listeners own words.
The distance we put between ourselves and others.
Rules governing the way in which sounds are pronounced in a language.
Powerless Speech Mannerisms
Forms of speech that communicate to others a lack of power in the speaker: hedges, hesitations, intensifiers, and so on.
The study of how people and animals use space.
Language that classifies members of one racial group as superior and others as inferior
Nonverbal cues that help control verbal interaction.
The best-known delaration of linguistic relativism, formulated by Benjamin Whorf and Edward Sapir
Rules that govern the meaning of language, as opposed to its structure.
Words, phrases, and expressions that unnecessarily differentiate between females and males or exclude, trivialize, or diminish either sex.
Treating people or objects as if they were unchanging.
Rules that govern the ways symbols can be arranged, as opposed to the meanings of these symbols.
Three components of and "I" statement
Description of the other persons behavior
Description of your feelings
Description of the consequences the other's behavior has for you
He, she, she and he, he and she
Humanity, human beings, human race, people
Artificial, manufactured, synthetic