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Ch 5: CEOE English: Social Interaction & Personal Expression

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This chapter is a review for Oklahoma teachers on the subject of social interaction and personal expression. These lessons will help you show competency on the Certification Examinations for Oklahoma Educators (CEOE) English test.

CEOE English: Social Interaction & Personal Expression - Chapter Summary

Our subject matter experts created these video lessons to help prepare you for your CEOE English certification test. The material that is presented includes:

  • The difference vocal qualities can make in public speaking
  • The value of pronunciation, articulation and dialect in public speaking
  • How nonverbal communication influences a speech
  • Understanding the use and strategies of social media and social networking
  • The types of persuasive and informative speaking and when to use them
  • The use of vivid language in public speaking
  • Respecting diversity by use of inclusive language in public speaking
  • Getting familiar with sensory language and literal language

The lessons in this chapter are short and entertaining and you can tell the instructors enjoy their subject matter. You can follow along with the written transcript and a quiz at the end will test to see that you got it. We include a feature that allows you to contact an expert with questions if you need further assistance.

11 Lessons in Chapter 5: CEOE English: Social Interaction & Personal Expression
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Using Vocal Qualities to Convey Meaning in Public Speaking

1. Using Vocal Qualities to Convey Meaning in Public Speaking

To keep your audience engaged, it is important to consider vocal qualities like volume, pace and pitch. These qualities are what keep your speech not only interesting but also engaging. Learn about vocal qualities in this lesson.

Considering Pronunciation, Articulation, and Dialect in Public Speaking

2. Considering Pronunciation, Articulation, and Dialect in Public Speaking

The speaker's culture and habits often have much to do with the vocal traits of a speech. Thus, pronunciation, articulation and dialect are three very personal aspects of speech delivery.

The Role of Nonverbal Communication During Speech Delivery

3. The Role of Nonverbal Communication During Speech Delivery

When delivering a speech, your body movements tell almost as much about your message as your actual speech. Eye contact, body orientation, posture, facial expressions and gestures play into how your audience perceives your message.

What is Social Media? - Definition, Use & Strategies

4. What is Social Media? - Definition, Use & Strategies

Think of all the audiences that are reachable today because of the rise of the Internet and social media. Social media lets people and organizations share ideas, make connections and promote themselves online through the use of video, music or words.

Social Networking: Definition and Professional Use

5. Social Networking: Definition and Professional Use

Social networking can be used to develop business relationships, connect with customers, find jobs and conduct niche marketing. There are many rules and uses of social networking that business people should be aware of in their daily work.

Persuasive Speaking: Purpose and Types

6. Persuasive Speaking: Purpose and Types

Persuasive writing is all about influencing people by using credibility, logic and emotion; and this can be achieved in a few ways. The speaker may want to assert a fact, a value or even a policy.

Informative Speaking: Purpose and Types

7. Informative Speaking: Purpose and Types

Informative speeches are written to inform your audience about a topic. There are several classifications that can be used depending on the purpose of your speech.

Using Vivid Language in Public Speaking

8. Using Vivid Language in Public Speaking

A speech should not bore the audience. To captivate your audience and command their attention, the use of vivid language is necessary. This includes using clarity, rhythm and vividness to get your audience to pay attention to your speech.

Inclusive Language in Public Speaking: Respecting Diversity

9. Inclusive Language in Public Speaking: Respecting Diversity

Speechwriters must consider diversity when writing their speeches. A way to avoid offending people is to use inclusive language, or language that the audience is familiar with and understands.

Literal Language: Definition & Examples

10. Literal Language: Definition & Examples

Do you sometimes feel like nobody understands you? Well, perhaps you should try using more literal language! Learn more about this form of straightforward expression in this lesson, where you'll also find some literal language in action.

Sensory Language: Definition & Examples

11. Sensory Language: Definition & Examples

This lesson assists you in identifying and understanding the components of sensory writing found in literature. Learn more about sensory writing and test your understanding with a short quiz.

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