Speech

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1. Speaker- person who is presenting an oral message to listener.Message- Whatever speaker communicates to other Channel- The means by which a message is communicated.Listener- Person who receives the speakers message Feedback- The message, usually nonverbal sent from listener to speaker.Interference-Anything that impedes the communication Situation- The time and place in which speech communication occurs. (Lucas 16-19) 2. The three types of plagiarism are Global, patchwork and increment. (Lucas 43-45) 3. The four types of listening are: Appreciative Listening: listening for pleasure or enjoyment, as when we listen to music, to a comedy routine, or to an entertaining speech.Empathic Listening: listening to provide emotional support for the speaker, as when a psychiatrist listens to a patient or when we lend a sympathetic ear to a friend in distress.Comprehensive Listening: listening to understand the message of a speaker, as when we attend a classroom lecture or listen to directions for finding a friends house.Critical Listening: listening to evaluate a message for a purpose of accepting or rejecting it, as when we listen to the sales pitch of a closing argument of an attorney in a jury trial. (Lucas 57).4. Personal Inventory: inventory of you experiences, interests, hobbies.Reference search: Search libraries for encyclopedia Search World Wide Web, Yahoo and googol for information. ( Lucas 77-78) 5. A person who is egocentric is someone who plays close attention to messages that affect their own values, belief's, or well being. To me as a speaker these implications mean my listeners will hear and judge what I say on the basis of what they already know and believe. Second, they mean I must relate my message to my listeners-show how it pertains to them, explain why they should care about it as much as I do. ( Lucas 101).6. The information contained in Readers Guide to Periodical Literature is an up to date listing of more that 240 of the most widely read magazines in the U.S. such as, Time, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated and Rolling Stones. ( Lucas 128).7. The difference of mean median and mode is: Mean: The average value of a group of numbers Median: The middle number in a group of numbers arranged form highest to lowest.Mode: The number that occurs most frequently in a group of numbers. (Lucas 173-174) 8. A spokesman from the National Wildlife Federation is a reliable source because he/she is an expert testimony who is a recognized expert at his/her field. (Lucas 180).9.The four major guidelines discussed for using testimony are Testimony, Expert testimony, Peer Testimony and direct quotation. ( Lucas 180-181) 10. The following statement violates the rule that it is a Bias Source and that is not identified. ( Lucas 181-183).11. The patterns of an organized speech are: Chronological Order: A method of speech organization in which the main points follow a time pattern.Spatial Order: A method of speech organization in which the main points follow a...

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