Lecture 7 COMM 110
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COMM 110 10122015 This week 0 Mass Lecture Chapters 8 amp 9 0 Small group informative speeches 0 Online exam 1 don t forget to study Chapter 8 Word Choice 1 The Basics a Words classify organize and shape thought b Symbolic nature of language words represent objects and ideas i SapirWhorf Hypothesis language determines how we think about and view the world c Additionally they can organize classify rank critique judge describe define provide imager etc 2 Forms of language a Abstractconcretegeneral and specific language b Descriptive evaluative objective vs judgmental or neutral vs criticalbasicaly fact vs opinion c Compare contrastsimilarities or differences Literal figurative factual or comparative Writtenspokenheardread 3 How words have meaning a Denotative i This is the dictionary definition ii Example Pig mammal b Connotative i Any meaning other than the dictionary meaning 1 Example Pig perverted person 4 Forms of Language a Alliteration repetition of a consonant b Assonance repetition of a vowel c Descriptive words invoke imagery d Etymologyword origins use the oxford English dictionary phrase origins can be examined as well quotthe whole nine yards quotsaved by the bell 5 Tips inclusive language staffing instead of manning first year instead of freshman Avoid incorrect grammar Stereotypes Incorrect names sexist racist phobic etc Hyperbole exaggerations for effect just use the facts Oversimplification Unethical language rhgbapoQJ Chapter 9 Visual resources and presentation technology 1 What are sensory aids COMM 110 10122015 a quotresources other than the speaker that stimulate listeners and help them comprehend the message 2 Why it s good to use sensory aids a People learn better when more than one sense is stimulated b People remember information better with the use of sensory aids c Sensory aids hold attention and motivate people to listen d Sensory aids lead to clearer messages 3 Timing a The time you spend explaining you sensory aid will vary based on the length of your presentation Persuasive presentation 67 minutes 1 2 3 30 45 seconds of explanation of each aid 6075 seconds total PowerPoint presentation must be sent to small group instructor by 8pm the night before the first speaking day b Visual and sensory resources PowerPoint 1 91quot 6 Tables Charts 1 Pictures Do not overload the slide with info No paragraphs use 5x5 rule Use appropriate font size and color Clip art is not effective Have a backup plan Don t read the slides Talk to the audience not to the PowerPoint Use blank slides to hide information that has already been discussed Bar and column differences pie percentages of a while linetrends Video can be valuable but not allowed for the upcoming persuasive speech