Liberty COMS 101 Quiz Chapter 10 Answers Complete Solutions
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Language expectation vary from culture to culture.
What uses words that apply only to one sex, race, or other group as though they represent everyone?
The sentiment “How now brown cow” is an example of ___________________.
One of the best ways to improve when you are giving a speech in a second language is to practice in front of friends who are native speaker.
It is fine to use slang in your speech.
A dialect refers to a unique form of a more general language spoken by a cultural or co-cultural group.
A speaker is much more likely to speak vividly if he/she avoids spending too much time considering the physical or psychological meanings of the words used.
What is problematic with a speaker begging the audience, “Guys, we can make a difference in the fight against violence if we just organize our resources”?
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Words have not tangible meanings in and of themselves until we give them meaning.
“Hear the mellow wedding bells” is an example of a(n) ____________because of the repetition of vowel sounds.
All of the following are reasons for language’s complexity except __________.
__________ is a word’s direct, explicit meaning given by its language community.
__________ is the feeling or evaluation associated with a word.
If the audience is having difficulty understanding the intended meaning of a word, it can refer to the word’s __________, or its relationship to other words in the sentence.
Saying, “The elderly gentlemen in the black suit and red tie entered the neighborhood grocery,” instead of, “The man went to the store,” is an example of a speaker __________.
If a speaker attempts to evoke the audience’s senses—touch, taste, smell, see, hear—then he/she is relying on __________.
Narrowing a description from “blue collar worker” to “construction worker” to “bulldozer operator” is an example of using __________.
What is a speaker attempting to do by claiming “Mo is ornery in the morning,” and following with “He refuses to stop meowing until he has been held and receives a saucer of milk”?
When a speaker is addressing a __________ audience, he she should use concrete examples, rather than indirectly stating the message.
According to scholars, the rules, expectations, and clarity of verbal communication __________.
The sentiment, “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” is an example of a __________.
If a speaker wanted to establish a figurative comparison between two ideas, he she would want to use a __________.
In order to focus the audience’s attention on the most important elements of a speech’s content, the speaker must __________ the information.
If a speaker carefully planned the order of a speech’s main points, then he/she is concerned with __________.
Devoting more time to certain ideas, and less time to others, is an emphasis technique known as __________.
Communicating respect for, and acceptance of, the audience is a matter of __________.
While giving an anti-drug speech to a group of middle school students, a speaker attempts to use what she believes is common teen slang. Rather than connecting with the audience, the speaker appears insincere because she didn’t consider __________.
__________means using the language that adapts to the needs, interests, knowledge, and attitudes of the listeners, and avoiding language that alienates the audience.