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So You Want to be an Interpret Ch 1
Ch 1- The Importance of Communication
Terms in this set (21)
The communication Process
-An interactive and dynamic process in which communicators simultaneously send and receive multiple and overlapping messages
-Uses nonverbal aspects: facial expressions, gestures, body posture, and vocal tones.
-Meaning is found: 6% in words
39% in vocal intonation
55% is in nonverbal cues
This is where the communicaiton takes place
-Physical location where the interaction takes place
-Personal history each participant brings to the event
Flickering of a light, squeaky microphones, someone coughing
Illness, exhaustion, hunger
Stress, random thoughts
Is done with other people
Determining the meaning of an utterance within the given context
Deliberate use of words, signs, or phrases that can be interpreted in more than one way in order to mislead someone
The use of socially acceptable terms and phrases in place of blunt, descriptive ones.
Ex: powder room vs. the room where women urinate
Refers to degrees of imprecision (vague) in communication. The less specific something is, the more abstract it is.
Qualifiers that weaken the statement being made.
Ex: I guess you could do it.
I'm sort of hungry.
Fillers preceding and during an utterance.
Ex: Like, you know...I was wondering...uh...if you could like uh...help me.
Unnecessary modifiers added to an utterance which obscures the message.
Ex: It's truly an absolute honor to meet you!
Questions tacked onto the end of a statement.
Ex: She did a good job, didn't she?
Qualifying phrases which weaken the validity of the statement being made.
Ex: I'm not sure but I think we could move on.
Registers Determine what?
-Turn-taking & interaction
-Complexity and completeness of sentence structure
-Choice of vocabulary
-Use of contractions (I'd, She's, He's)
-Volume of speech or size of signs
-Use of fillers and hesitations (Er, Umm, Uhh)
-Allowable topics of discussion
Frozen Text Register
One that is the same each time is it rendered. Ex: Lord's Prayer, poems, national anthem)
- Typically used in weddings, funerals, sports events & religious ceremonies
-The meaning is often found more in the ritual surroundings the words or signs used
-There is no turn-taking
-The presentation is slowed slightly and signs and speech are more clearly enunciated
-Signs are produced in a larger signing space
-Used in settings such as sports arenas, auditoriums, theaters & churches
-There's a physical separation between the speaker & the audience
-Virtually no informal or spontaneous turn-taking
-Vocabulary tends to be compound & complex
-Speaker enunciates articulation
-One-on-one or small group interactions
-Includes patients, lawyers & clients, teachers & students
-Slang and informal utterances are generally not acceptable
-Turn-taking varies depending on the person of status
-Usually some kind of physical distance
Informal or Casual Register
-Participants involved have equal status (neighbors, co-workers, students, colleagues)
-Run-on sentences & informal exchanges. Slang and improper grammar is used
-Turn-taking is much more fluid (finishing each other's sentences)
-Physical touch & distance is fairly close
-Interaction is more rapid & enunciation and production is lessened
-Takes places between individuals who have a shared history (ex: inside jokes)
-Incomplete sentences and rapid turn-taking happens here
-Finish each other's sentences
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
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