The Five-Stage Model of Conversation


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When two people start a conversation with small talk, they are in the ____ stage of the conversation.

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1. When having a conversation with her friend, Kara says, 'Guess what? I have great news to share!' Kara is in the ____ stage of conversation.

2. The main topic of conversation is discussed in the ____ stage of conversation.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In the practice quiz and worksheet, you're going to demonstrate your understanding of the five levels of conversation. You will need to identify the correct level in various conversational scenarios.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Practice quiz questions will center around:

  • Conversation stage that characterized by small-talk
  • Part of a conversation when a person tells that they have news to share
  • The point of a conversation in which the main topic is the subject of discussion
  • A conversation's summation stage
  • When hugs and handshakes are usually exchanged during a conversation

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the five levels of conversation
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about human interaction in a different way
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the ways in which people converse

Additional Learning

You have the opportunity to learn more about the levels of conversation if you utilize the related lesson called The Five-Stage Model of Conversation. By using this tutorial, you will understand more about:

  • The benefit of understanding the five-stage model of conversation
  • Relationships between the stages in a conversation
  • Examples of conversation stages
  • The order in which the stages are executed