Flashcards - Elements of Effective Communication

Flashcards - Elements of Effective Communication
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observe
Observation is the active acquisition of information from a primary source
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critical thinking
Critical thinking, also called critical analysis, is clear, rational thinking involving critique
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dialect
The term dialect is used in two distinct ways to refer to two different types of linguistic phenomena
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tone
In literature, the tone of a literary work expresses the writer's attitude toward or feelings about the subject matter and audience
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slang
Slang consists of a lexicon of non-standard words and phrases in a given language
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Aristotle
Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece
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Aristotle
Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece
slang
Slang consists of a lexicon of non-standard words and phrases in a given language
tone
In literature, the tone of a literary work expresses the writer's attitude toward or feelings about the subject matter and audience
dialect
The term dialect is used in two distinct ways to refer to two different types of linguistic phenomena
critical thinking
Critical thinking, also called critical analysis, is clear, rational thinking involving critique
observe
Observation is the active acquisition of information from a primary source
idioms
An idiom is a phrase or a fixed expression that has a figurative, or sometimes literal, meaning
inclusive language
Gender-neutral language or gender-inclusive language is language that avoids bias toward a particular sex or social gender
articulation
In music, articulation refers to the direction or performance technique which affects the transition or continuity on a single note or between multiple notes or sounds
Posture
In humans, posture can provide a significant amount of important information on nonverbal communication and emotional cues
rate
In mathematics, a rate is the ratio between two related quantities
Facial expressions
A facial expression is one or more motions or positions of the muscles beneath the skin of the face
puffery
In law, puffery is a promotional statement or claim that expresses subjective rather than objective views, which no "reasonable person" would take literally

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