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ch 3 vocab speech

passive listening a listening role in which the listener doesn't share in the responsibility for or involve himself or herself, in the communication process
active listening a listening role in which the listener participate and share in the communication process by guiding the speaker toward common interest
listening spare time thinking time created by the ability to listen faster than people can speak
appreciative listening a listening style used to enjoy pleasurable sounds as in music or nature
discriminative listening a listening style used to single out a particular sound from a noisy environment
empathic listening a style of listening the encourages people to talk freely, without fear of embarrassment
critical listening a listening style used to analyze and assess a message for logic and value
filter to use emotional barriers (based on background and personality) to absorb information selectively
testimonial a celebrity or expert endorsement of a message
false comparison a comparison of unlike things
jump on the bandwagon persuasive technique based on the need to conform
stack the deck to present unbalanced evidence that only presents one side
name calling to give someone a negative label without any evidence
paraphrase to repeating one's own words
summarize to cover the main points in compact manner, without wasted words
excursion digression (the act of turning aside from the main subject of attention) ; a pleasure trip
disintegration the act of breaking apart or decomposing; loss of unity
sounding board a person group on who one tries out an idea or opinion as a means of evaluating it
vulnerable susceptible; having little resistance to: open to attack
gluttony excess in eating or drinking
avarice excessive desire for wealth or gain; greediness
sloth laziness
peripheral outside one's direct field of vision and hearing; relating to outer bounds or a border area
bias an insufficiently grounded judgement in favor of or against someone or something
propoganda ideas, facts, or allegations spread to further or oppose a cause- often distorting the truth of deceiving an audience in the process
rhetorical relating to the art of speaking or writing effectively, (2)asked merely for effect, and thus not requiring an answer (3) relating to tricks or language such a s testimonials, false comparisons, and "jump on the bandwagon" suggestion
retention the minds ability to hold onto experience, or remember making recall and recognition possible
acronym a word formed from the initial letter of each of the major parts of a compound term
Created by: delaneyferris