there are 25 questions about this Journal which Complete the following exercise and add it to your reflective journal. (which is important. I upload each question’s following exercise you don’t need to watch it all, but each question should add some relevant into answer question, and also Each question is graded on a scale as follows:
0 points – No response or response did not address question ·
1 point – superficial or partial response ·
2 points – complete response that adequately addresses all aspects of · the question
4 points – excellent response that draws on external evidence and · other high quality sources）
So please write it carefully! Thank you!
A1: List three environmental cues and indicate how they influence your expectations for communication?
A2: Does the communicator have a responsibility to the audience? Does the audience have a responsibility to the speaker? Provide a justification for your view.
A3: From your viewpoint, how do you think thought influences the use of language? Provide evidence to support your view.
A4: How does language affect self-concept? Explore and research your answer finding examples that can serve as case studies.
A5: Choose an article or opinion piece from a major newspaper or news Web site. Analyse the piece according to the five-part structure described in the readings. Does the headline serve as a good attention statement? Does the piece conclude with a sense of closure? How are the main points presented and supported?
A6: Is there ever a justifiable use for doublespeak? Why or why not? Explain your response and give some examples.
A7: Find an article or listen to a presentation that uses signposts. Identify the signposts and explain how they help the audience follow the article or presentation.
A8: Choose a piece of writing from a profession you are unfamiliar with. For example, if you are studying marketing, choose an excerpt from a book on fashion design. Identify several terms you are unfamiliar with, terms that may be considered jargon. How does the writer help you understand the meaning of these terms? Could the writer make them easier to understand?
A9: How does your self-concept influence your writing?
A10: What does the field of psychology offer concerning the self-fulfilling prophecy?
A11: How does the process of perception limit our view, or expand it? Can we choose how to perceive things? A12: Make a list of benefits and drawbacks to each of the listening styles discussed in the reading from “Contemporary Public Speaking”.
A12: Make a list of benefits and drawbacks to each of the listening styles discussed in the reading from “Contemporary Public Speaking”.
A13: The reading from “Contemporary Public Speaking” refers to psychological noise as one of the distractions you might experience. Identify strategies you have successfully used to minimise the impact of the specific psychological noises you have experienced.
A14: Refer to the e-mail or text message examples provided in the reading for this submodule. Would you send that message to your lecturer? Why or why not? What normative expectations concerning professor-student communication are there and where did you learn them?
(TIPS: Read: Management Communication: Chapter 4: Effective Business Writing: “Section 4: Style in Written Communication” )
A15: How does the intended audience influence the choice of words and use of language in a document? Think of a specific topic and two specific kinds of audiences. Then write a short example of how this topic might be presented to each of the two audiences.
A16: Create a sales letter for an audience that comes from a culture other than your own. Identify the culture and articulate how your message is tailored to your perception of your intended audience.
A17: Create a draft letter introducing a product or service to a new client.
A18: Identify a product or service you would like to produce or offer. List three companies that you would like to sell your product or service to and learn more about them. Record your findings, making the link between your product or service and company needs
A19: When is a longer resume justified? Explain.
A20: How can a speaker prepare a speech for a diverse audience? Explain and give some specific examples.
A21: Is it important to consider the rhetorical situation? Provide a justification for your view.
A22: Let’s take the topic of tattoos. Imagine you are going to present two informative speeches about tattoos: one to a group of middle school children, and the other to a group of college students. How would you adapt your topic for each audience and why? Provide an example or explanation.
A23: Does organising a presentation involve ethics? Explain your response.
A24: By visiting the library or doing an Internet search, find a speech given by someone you admire. The speech may be published in a book or newspaper, recorded in an audio file, or recorded on video (but must have been made in English and not be a translation). It may be a political speech, a business speech, or even a commercial sales pitch. Analyse the speech using the five structural elements as this speaker has used them and include a link to the speech in your answer.
A25: Think of one technology or application that you perceive has transformed your world. Choose two organising principles and create two short sample outlines for speeches about your topic.