Chapter 6 - Verbal Communication
- University of Minnesota - Duluth
- Communication Sciences
- Communication Sciences 1222
- Chapter 6 - Verbal Communication
Last Modified: 2011-07-10
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Governed by rules
Regulative rules - spelling, grammar
Dialects - variations of a language shared by a large group of people
Connotative - additional understanding based on context
Women don't focus more on personal feelings, but are more likely to divulge them to each other
Men disclose more to women than to other men
We interrupt more during cross-gender encounters
~They seek social approval
~They wish to establish relationships with others
~They view others' language as appropriate
Misunderstanding - misperceiving someone's thoughts/feelings
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