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Success Criteria: 1. I can choose appropriate language and topics for the situation. 2. I can incorporate appropriate language and topics for the situation.
TEK: 10. B. 3: Identifying standards for making appropriate communication choices 10. B. 4: Identifying the characteristics of oral language
Objective: • SWBAT: (Content) Demonstrate appropriate language and communication choices in a given situation and demonstrate knowledge of technical jargon. • SWBAT: (Language) Write a list of technical terms related to a specific content area and explain their meaning.
Chapter 1: “Putting Communication To Work For You”
THINK, PAIR, SHARE • With a partner decide in what order you believe employers value these skills. Work Experience Human Relations Problem Solving Self Motivation Oral Communication Decision Making Teamwork Leadership
The #1 skill that employers look for is effective communication #2. Self Motivatoin #3. Problem Solving #4. Decision Making #5. Leadership #6. Human Relations #7. Teamwork #8. Work Experience
Why is effective communication important in the work place?
Answer: • A business study showed workers received an average of 178 messages each day via telephone, email, fax, text, and face-to-face communication. That is more than 22 messages every hour in a typical eight –hour work day.
What is Communication? * The process of creating & exchanging meaning through symbolic interaction.
4 Types of Symbols: a. Verbal – Spoken b. Nonverbal – Gestures, eye contact, c. Attire d. Posture
Context: “the situation in which communication occurs” This is the framework for communication and is the basis for making appropriate communication choices 3 Components: • People • Occasion • Task
Context Guides Your Communication a. Role: a part played in a specific setting or situation. b. Norm: a stated or implied; a guideline for what is appropriate in a given situation. c. Appropriateness: what is suitable for a specific situation.
Think, Pair, Share: With a partner, create a list of appropriate and inappropriate communication choices in the context of an office meeting with your coworkers and supervisor present.
What diversity REALLY is… “a variety of different cultures, races, ages, religions, abilities, and genders”
Chapter 4, Section 2: “Developing Skills For Power Language”
Standard Language: • Language used by the majority of knowledgeable communicators within a specific language.
Informal Language: • Language most often used in casual situations and close interpersonal relationships.
Technical Language: • Language associated with a particular profession , activity, or field of study. –Another name for this is JARGON
Jargon Activity • JARGON OR TECHNICAL LANGUAGE-Language associated with a particular profession, activity, or field of study. • Give me an example of Jargon. It can be anything. Skateboarding Jargon, Band Jargon, Sport Jargon, Medical Jargon……. I need at least 15 examples……be ready to share My example…….
Dancing Jargon • • • • Arabesque Attitude Chaînés Chassé Coupé Développé Fouetté Plié Jeté Passé Piqué Pirouette Pointe Renversé Rond de jambe
YOUR TURN • Tell me an activity you are involved in or a hobby you have. • List the technical jargon that goes along with that activity/hobby.