Verbal Cues in Communication: Definition & Examples


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Verbal cues are those that are conveyed through which of the following?

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1. 'I want you to go wash the car' is an example of which of the following?

2. Indirect verbal cues are those in which the expected response or reaction is what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet includes questions that will indicate how well you can complete definitions and identify examples of cues.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet, you will encounter questions about the following:

  • Definition of verbal cues
  • Cue type in the statement 'I want you to go wash the car'
  • Definition of indirect verbal cues
  • Cue that helps the listener by giving the first part of a response
  • Type of action that helps physical and non-verbal cues be more productive than verbal cues

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply related concepts to examine information about verbal cues in a different way
  • Information recall - utilize the information you've gained regarding verbal cues
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding to answer questions about examples of the terms found in this lesson

Additional Learning

Find out more about using verbal cues by reviewing the corresponding lesson called Verbal Cues in Communication: Definition & Examples. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Defines cues
  • Explains why answering the phone is a verbal cue
  • Describes how speakers use certain types of cues