BPS Chapter 1

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BPS Chapter 1
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Basic Public Speaking Chapter 1 Vocabulary
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  1. communication between two people, as in conversation
    Dyadic Communication
  2. communication involving a small number of people who can see and speak directly with one another, as in a business meeting
    Small Group Communication
  3. communication that occurs between a peaker and a large audience of unknown people
    Mass Communication
  4. a type of communication in which a speaker delivers a message with a specific purpose to an audience of people who are present during the delivery of the speech
    Public Speaking
  5. the person who creates a message, also called a sender
    Source
  6. the process of organizing a message, choosing words and sentence structure, and verbalizing the message
    Encoding
  7. the recipient of a source's message
    Receiver
  8. the process of interpreting a message
    Decoding
  9. audience response to a message
    Feedback
  10. the content of the communication process- thoughts and ideas put into meaningful expressions
    Message
  11. the medium through which the speaker sends a message, such as sound waves, air waves, and so forth
    Channel
  12. anything that interferes with the communication process between, a speaker and audience so that the message cannot be understood
    Noise
  13. the mutual understanding fo a message between speaker and audience
    Shared Meaning
  14. the situation that created the need for a speech; influences the speaker, the audience, or the occasion, and affects the message of the speech
    Context
  15. the circumstances that call for a public response; in broadest terms, consideration of the audience, occasion, and overall speech situation when planning a speech
    Rhetorical Situation
  16. focused on the needs, attitudes, and values of the audience
    Audience-Centered
  17. a term with multiple meanings, all of which relate to aspects of human communication and encompass the art of public speaking
    Rhetoric
  18. in ancient Greece, a public square or marketplace
    Agora
  19. in ancient Rome, a public space in which people gathered to deliberate about the issues of the day
    Forum
  20. a classical approach to speech making in which the speaker divides a speech into five parts: invention, arrangement, style, memory, and delivery
    Canons of Rhetoric
  21. the specific word choice, sentence structure, and rhetorical devices (techniques of language) that speakers use to express their ideas
    Style
  22. the vocal and nonverbal behavior that a speaker uses in a public speech
    Delivery
  23. any space (physical or virtual) in which people gather to voice their ideas about public issues
    Public Forum

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