What does communication mean ? (Understanding human Language (Language…
What does communication mean ?
What are the different codes we use to communicate?
5 Primary systems of communication
All the word we use for speaking and writing
All the stress pitch patterns we use in speech to punctuate and make its meaning clear
All the pauses and other sounds that are not real word and which do not have a clear linguistic function
The ways we use and move our bodies in communications
It's a non-verbal features such as orientation
Understanding human Language
Language and social indenty
You can see the importance of language as a symbol of boarder social identities
Codes withing language
We need to review both what we communicate and how we do it
Establish the appropriate relationship as well as convey the appropriate information
Register - non-formal vs formal choice of words
Dialect - a particulate form of a language which is peculator to a specific social-group
*Accent - distinctive pronunciation which characterizes a group
Structural features of language
Expanding and developing vocabulary
Multiple meanings of word
Variety of pronunciation
Variety in spelling
Speaking vs writing
Other business codes
Graphic codes are used to avoid problems associated with communication.
Numerical and mathematical conventions and systems can be analysed as examples of communication.
Non-verbal communication cannot be avoided
Much non-verbal communication is culture
Non-Verbal messages can be very important
Non-verbal codes may contradict the verbal