COMMUNICATIONS APPLICATIONS TEKS AND FINAL EXAM REVIEW _________________________is the process of sending and receiving messages in a manner that is clearly understood. __________________________helps us to confirm understanding of our message. A ______________________or an interference to the communication process is any obstacle that gets in the way of effective communication. This is also referred to as noise. Name the 5 types of language: When choosing the type of language (formal, informal, or technical) to use in a communication situation, the speaker should consider the _________________ Speakers should consider both the ________________ and ________________ of words when choosing the appropriate language for a message. Intimate space is ____________ inches. Personal space is ___________ feet. ______________________ communication has more impact than verbal communication. It should support the message you are sending. It expresses most accurately your attitudes or moods about a person, situation, or idea. Name 3 Effective listening skills Name 5 types of listening: Members of organizations can present their ideas during a formal meeting by presenting a motion to the presiding officer. Members of cohesive groups work together toward the same ______________. Groups are important in a democratic society because they help us to become effective citizens. They give each of us an equal opportunity to speak and contribute. __________________________is an effective process for coming up with new ideas. Appropriate participation in a conversation includes thinking before ___________ watching for ________________ clues that indicate a person has finished speaking, listening to what other speakers say. A ______________________ discussion provides everyone equal status in the group discussion. A __________________discussion takes place in front of an audience. A good leader motivates members, delegates, allows all members to take part in the decision making process, and listens. An impartial person who organizes a discussion is called a _________________ _________________________________is the term used for labeling a person in a group based on a preconceived idea as to what that group represents. Stage fright can best be overcome by ___________________. This includes research and practice. An _______________________should be used to help you develop your ideas into a logical form. Name the 5 patterns of organization for a speech: Speeches can be informative, __________________ and inspirational. Your first step in preparing a speech should be to analyze the _______________, purpose, and occasion. Name the three major parts of every speech: A speaker gains the audience’s attention primarily during the ________________ of the speech. A connecting device that leads the listener from one idea to the next is called a _________________ The ______________________________ includes a final summary of the main points of the speech. Information based on _________________or more sources is more likely to reflect a broad perspective on the topic. For current topics your best sources are _________________________. Expressing or interpreting something in different words is known as _____________________ A process or __________________________ speech explains how something is done. A ____________________________ speech is intended to cause the audience to change their mind or take action on an issue. The primary goal of the informative speech is to _______________. Peer evaluations should focus on the _________________________, not the person. One of the best ways to evaluate your own speech is to ___________________ it and watch it with an objective viewpoint. Three Latin words are used to refer to the types of appeals a speaker may use in a speech. The are pathos (emotional), logos (logical), and ethos (ethical). Prior to the job interview you should __________________ the company. ___________________your answers to expected questions. Dress ____________________for the interview. Arrive on __________. Come prepared with all documents. This helps you to begin the interview with a good impression on the interviewer. At the beginning of the interview you should address the interviewer by name, introduce yourself, shake hands firmly with the interviewer, and make direct eye contact. After the interview you should write a ____________________________.
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