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set #2 from speech 100 with brook kendall.

dominant culture

the attitudes, values, beliefs, and customs that the majority of people in a society hold in common


groups of people living within a dominant culture but exhibiting communication that is sufficiently different to distinguish them from the dominant culture


the belief that one's own culture is superior to others


the display of genuine and unselfish concern for the welfare of others


a selfish interest in ones own needs to the exclusion of everything else


people we know by name and tald with when the oppurtunity arises but with whom our interactions are largely impersonal


people with whom we have negotiated more personal relationships that are voluntary


people with whom we share a high degree of commitment trust interdependence disclosure and enjoyment


verbal and physical responses to people and or their messages within relationships

self disclosure

sharing biographical data personal ideas and feelings that are unknown to the other person


the perceptual process of selecting and focusing on specific stimuli from the countless stimuli reaching the senses


intellectually identifying with or vicariously experiencing the feelings or attitudes of another

perspective taking

imagining yourself in the place of another. the most common form of empathizing


putting into words the ideas or feelings you have perceived from the message

feelings paraphrase

a response that captures the emotions attached to the content of the message

mnemonic device

any artificial technique used as a memory aid


cushioning the effect of messages by utilizing both positive and negative politeness skills

positive face needs

the desire to be appreciated and approved liked and honored

negative face needs

the desire to be free from imposition or intrusion


offering ideas, observations,information, and alternative explanations that might help your partner understand the situation in a different light


managing conflict by physically or psychologically removing yourself


managing conflict by satisfying others needs or accepting others ideas while neglecting our own


managing conflict by satisfying your own needs or advancing your own ideas with no concern for the needs or ideas of the other and no concern for the harm done to the relationship


managing conflict by giving up part of what you want to provide at least some satisfaction for both parties


managing conflict by fully addressing the needs and issues of each party and arriving at a solution that is mutually satisfying


the right of an individual to keep biographical data, personal ideas, and feelings secret

assertive behavior

expressing your personal preferences and defending your personal rights while respecting the preferences and rights of others

aggressive behavior

belligerently or violently confronting another with your preferences, feelings, needs, or rights with litle regard for the situation or for the feelings or rights of others

masking feelings

concealing the verbal and nonverbal cues that would enable our partners to understand what we are really feeling

displaying feelings

we display our feelings when we express them through facial expressions, body responses, and verbal outbursts


an uncritical, nonevaluative process of generating associated ideas

general speech goal

the intent of your speech

specific speech goal

a single statement of the exact response the speaker wants from the audience

primary research

the process of conducting your own study to acquire information for your speech

secondary research

the process of locating information about your topic that has been discovered by other people


brief often amusing stories


accounts personal experiences tales or lenghtier stories


adapting the information in the speech so that audience members view it as important to them


a relationship to personal space


the level of trust that an audience has or will have in the speaker

extemporaneous speeches

speeches that are researched and planned ahead of time

scripted speeches

speeches that are prepared by creating a complete written manuscript

process speeches

to demonstrate how something is done or made or how it works

expostitory speeches

an informative speech that provides carefully researched in depth knowledge about a complex topic

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