Using_Words_Well

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Using Words Well: Speaker Language and Style:

Using Words Well: Speaker Language and Style It’s a CHALLENGE even for professional wordsmiths!

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objectives Describe differences between oral and written language List and explain ways of using words effectively Explain how to adapt style to diverse listeners List and define common figures of speech List techniques for creating drama and cadence Offer tips for using language effectively in public speeches

Oral Communication vs. Written Style:

Oral Communication vs. Written Style Oral communication style is More repetitive Less formal More personal

Using Words Effectively:

Using Words Effectively Use specific, Concrete Words To create memorable images The more concrete your words, the clearer your communication Abstract Concrete Nature Pit Bull Dog Mammal

Also…:

Also… Use Simple Words Words should be immediately understandable to listeners NO jargon or pompous language Use Words Correctly Be aware of denotations or literal meaning Connotations, or words not normally found in a dictionary but have an overall shared meaning

Use Language your Listeners Will Understand:

Use Language your Listeners Will Understand Even if we all speak English, many varieties of the language may exist. Ethnic Vernacular Regionalisms Jargon

Appropriate and Unbiased:

Appropriate and Unbiased Use Appropriate Language Derogatory language used to describe people affects an audience’s perception of the speakers persuasiveness, competence, trustworthiness, and sociability Use Unbiased Language Avoid masculine nouns Avoid language that patronizes or stereotype people

Crafting Memorable Word Structures:

Crafting Memorable Word Structures Creating Figurative Images Figure of Speech Metaphor Personification Creating Drama Omission Inversion –SVO to OSV Suspension

Crafting Memorable Word Structures:

Crafting Memorable Word Structures Creating Cadence Repetition Outlines are important… Parallelism We will, we will, we will Antithesis We are counseled to counsel Alliteration

Tips for Using Words Well :

Tips for Using Words Well Do not overdue it Stylistic devices should be used for certain specific points Short words are better Economize your sentences

Consider The Meaning….:

Consider The Meaning…. Bad Groovy Frontin' Rap Momma Ball Gay Funky Chillin' Square Shootin' Hoop Blast Grass Nerd Queer Hangin Laid Back Cool Hairy Old Fogey Punk Stud Chick Crash Heavy The 'Hood Homey Daisy Dukes Perps Baby Got Back The Bomb Blow ' Bread Juice Old Maid Killer

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