Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

CST 229 Ch 6 Vocab

CST 229 Chapter 6 Vocabulary

Language an arbitrary, symbolic system that labels and categorizes objects, events, groups, people, ideas, feelings, experiences, and many other phenomena
Denotative Meaning emphasizes its objective, dictionary definition shared and recognized by the majority members of a linguistic community
Connotative Meaning stresses the subjective, interpretive meanings of a word constructed by individual members based on their cultural and personalized language experience
Phonological Rules (Phonology) refer to the different accepted procedures for combining phonemes
Phonemes the smallest sound units of a word
Accent the inflection or tone of voice that is taken to be characteristic of an individual
Morphological Rules (Morphology) refers to how combinations of different sounds make up a meaningful word or part of a word
Syntactic Rules (Syntactics) refer to how words are sequenced together in accordance with the grammatical practices of the linguistic community
Semantic Rules (Semantics) concern the features of meaning we attach to words
Pragmatic Rules (Pragmatics) refer to the contextual rules that govern language usage in a particular culture
Speech Community a group of individuals who share a common set of normative expectations and communication rules regarding appropriate or inappropriate interaction practices in a community
Inductive Reasoning refers to the importance of facts and evidence to make a claim
Deductive Reasoning refers to the primacy of conceptual models or big principles to start and then moves on to specific analytical points of inferences and factual conclusions
Linear Worldview emphasizes rational or analytical thinking that is based on an objective reality
Relational Worldview emphasizes holistic or connected thinking that is based on a contextual reality
Relational Worldview emphasizes the importance of concerns about relational loyalty and trust, extended family connections, and ingroup membership dignity and honor
Dramatic Spiral Reasoning style that includes effusive metaphors, stories, parables, and wide range of flowery adjectives to reinforce a point
Understated Spiral Reasoning style that includes subtle messages, implied hints, reserved talks, relational reasons, and tactful nonverbal gestures to convey an intended meaning and context
Low-Context Communication the emphasis is on how intention or meaning is expressed through explicit verbal messages
High-Context Communication the emphasis is on how intention or meaning can best be conveyed through the embedded contexts and the nonverbal channels of the verbal message
Direct Style statements tend to reveal the speaker's intentions with clarity and are enunciated with a forthright tone of voice
Indirect Style statements tend to camouflage the speaker's actual intentions and are carried out with a softer tone
Self-Enhancement Style emphasizes the importance of drawing attention to or exaggerating one's credentials, outstanding accomplishments, and special abilities
Self-Humbling Style emphasizes the importance of downplaying oneself via modest talk, restraint, hesitation, and the use of self-deprecation message concerning one's performance or effort
Created by: ksison
Popular Miscellaneous sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards