OUMH1303_SEM SEPT 08/F_AH

PART A

INSTRUCTIONS

Part A contains TEN questions. Answer ALL questions.

QUESTIONS:

Marks

1.

What is auditory discrimination and how does it help in pronunciation? Give TWO examples. (4)

2.

How does identifying the cause-effect relationship differ from identifying time order relationship? (4)

3.

Why is it important for listeners to listen for speaker bias and stereotypes in messages? Give TWO examples of when this can happen. (4)

4.

Name the FOUR different types of language cues that help listeners to recognise important ideas and information in a lecture or speech. (4)

5.

Define the following with regards to speech production: a) Enunciation b) Stress c) Rhythm d) Voice Projection (4)

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6.

Why are religious issues and politics considered inappropriate topics for small talks and should be avoided at all times? Suggest TWO alternative topics. (4)

7.

There are five essential stages in preparing an oral presentation or speech. Name FOUR of them and briefly describe what is required of each stage. (4)

8.

Many people fear speaking before an audience but speech giving is a skill that can be learnt. Suggest and briefly explain TWO ways to overcome this fear. (4)

9.

What is the difference between negotiating and conceding in an interaction? (4)

10.

Why is turn-taking in group interaction important? What happens when turn-taking is ignored? (4)

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