Fundamentals of Speech
1. Communication is a process that requires shared:
2. The model of communication that views communication in the most complex manner is the ______________________ model.
3. The _________________ states that “we are more likely to remember the first and last items conveyed orally in a series of items than the items in between.”
4. A speaker who is ethnocentric believes:
5. Which communication context is identifiable by its formality, structure, and planning?
6. According to your text, small groups consist of _______ people.
7. Models such as the "chain," "Y," "wheel," and the "interdependent" represent:
8. The type of listening that is aimed at emotionally supporting and helping the speaker is called____________________ listening.
9. __________________ occurs when group members’ desire for agreement and harmony prevents them from fully discussing the issues, raising questions, or posing alternatives.
10. A systematic arrangement or comprehensive collections of symbols, letters, or words that have arbitrary meanings used for communication are:
11. Choose the correct answer from the following example: Bob speaks to me (sends a message). I then interpret what he said, both verbally and non-verbally, using my perceptions and understanding. What I have done is an example of:
12. A person may vary his or her communication expression relative to the particular:
13. Which of the following is an example of effective nonverbal listening skills?
14. A(n) _____________ leader is appointed as a leader when the group is formed.
15. “Now that we’ve looked at the causes of depression, let’s focus on the symptoms” is an example of a (n):
16. What information are we most likely to remember from a speech?