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Why Study Speech Communication?
Speech is a ______________ activity. “There is communication among brute animals in a wide variety of ways, but no conversation.” - Mortimer Adler distinctly human Why Study Speech Communication?
We spend __%, __%, or ___% of our time communicating. Textbooks don’t define communication the same. Some consider only the _______ of messages Some consider _______ hours only. Some include __________ of intrapersonal communication. Some say that one __________ communicate all aspects waking sending cannot not Why Study Speech Communication?
_________ communicates as effectively as we could Speech is a ___ that needs to be _________. Effective ______ is essential for effective __________ in our democratic society. Freedom of speech is protected by the ____ amendment. The spoken word of individuals remains a powerful force for ____________. developed skill None of us speech participation first social change Why Study Speech Communication?
We have more _________, more ______, more destructive ________, more ______, and more ________ than ever before in history. So it is important that we be able to work through our _______ by using effective communication. technologypeople weaponry nations problems conflicts