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Ch 17: NYSTCE English Language Arts: Interpersonal Communication

About This Chapter

Get organized for your NYSTCE English Language Arts test. Watch user-friendly video lessons and complete the interactive quizzes for immediate feedback.

NYSTCE English Language Arts: Interpersonal Communication - Chapter Summary

The acts of speaking and listening can fulfill many purposes, such as information gathering, entertainment, critical analysis and social interaction. Our online lessons address speaking and listening in formal and informal situations as facets of social interaction. The following topics are included in the chapter:

  • Theory of social exchange
  • The process of communicating
  • Types of communication
  • The effect of setting on communication

Revisit the broad concept of communication, including the process, types, settings and use among various populations. Take the quiz at the end of each lesson for self-assessment, and gain practice in the types of questions you could find on the test.

NYSTCE English Language Arts: Interpersonal Communication Objectives

The listening and speaking subarea constitutes approximately 14% of your test. Meet the following objectives for success in this section:

  • Recognize different language conventions for various social situations
  • Analyze aspects of effective speaking and listening in conversation
  • Analyze effective listening techniques for various group sizes
  • Use knowledge of strategies for conversing within social, academic, community and technical contexts
  • Understand speaking and listening in panel discussions or debates
  • Recognize effective listening and speaking elements in situations with participants of various ages, cultures, personal characteristics and genders
  • Show consideration for individuality and cultural differences while speaking and listening

This content specialty test contains about 90 multiple-choice questions and a written, constructed-response assignment. This chapter of our online study guide can help you review all aspects of listening and speaking in social interactions for your exam.

5 Lessons in Chapter 17: NYSTCE English Language Arts: Interpersonal Communication
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Social Exchange Theory in Relationships: Definition, Examples & Predictions

1. Social Exchange Theory in Relationships: Definition, Examples & Predictions

In this lesson, we define and discuss social exchange theory and what it predicts about romantic relationships. We also define and discuss the theory's three components: cost-benefit analysis, comparison level, and comparison level of alternatives.

Social Interaction Theory: Ascribed, Achieved & Master Status

2. Social Interaction Theory: Ascribed, Achieved & Master Status

In this lesson, we discuss social interaction theory, putting particular emphasis on the concept of social statuses. We identify and define several types of statuses, including ascribed, achieved, and master status.

The Communication Process

3. The Communication Process

This lesson describes the process of communication. Terms such as sender, receiver, channel, encoding, decoding, noise, and feedback will be defined and explained with examples.

Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral

4. Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral

This lesson distinguishes between the various methods of communication used by managers, including interpersonal communication, nonverbal communication, written communication and oral communication.

How Different Settings Affect Communication

5. How Different Settings Affect Communication

Where and when communication takes place are important considerations to make interpersonal communication as effective as possible. Therefore, there are times and places where taking out your cell phone or giving a presentation might have to be reconsidered.

Chapter Practice Exam
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