5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a to make common
- b a theory that suggest that we make sense of the world through a system of mental blueprints (schemata)
- c any time you use words that disclaim what your saying-"you don't have to believe me, but i just saw a ghost"
- d When a person uses language that describes things in "either or" terms
- e when a person incorrectly assumes that words have inherent meaning
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- words and phrases that are used generically to refer to both men and women, but place men as the norm
- generalizations that we assume are true for all things belonging to a certain general category
- Exp. Won't you please call your mother today?
- say that language helps to shape our reality *language is necessary in order to express thoughts
- adding unneeded words to make it more intense. exp. i love her sooo much!
5 True/False Questions
closure → we fill in the gaps with stimuli in order to make sense of them "read between the lines" to better understand
intentional orientation → describes the reason why we choose certain stimuli over others
Qualifiers → Ways of speaking that take away power from what your saying
selective distortion → describes the reason why we choose certain stimuli over others
Communication accommodation Theory (CAT) → a body of work that suggests that an individuals perceptions of others are likely to be consistent with initial perceptions