spoken communication


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Noun1.spoken communication - (language) communication by word of mouthspoken communication - (language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets"
language, linguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
auditory communication - communication that relies on hearing
words - the words that are spoken; "I listened to his words very closely"
orthoepy, pronunciation - the way a word or a language is customarily spoken; "the pronunciation of Chinese is difficult for foreigners"; "that is the correct pronunciation"
conversation - the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.
give-and-take, discussion, word - an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"
locution, saying, expression - a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations; "pardon the expression"
non-standard speech - speech that differs from the usual accepted, easily recognizable speech of native adult members of a speech community
idiolect - the language or speech of one individual at a particular period in life
monologue - a long utterance by one person (especially one that prevents others from participating in the conversation)
magic spell, magical spell, charm, spell - a verbal formula believed to have magical force; "he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"; "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"
dictation - speech intended for reproduction in writing
monologue, soliloquy - speech you make to yourself
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These firms or individuals will provide services aiding students enrolled at the University or for persons visiting Iowa State University who require qualified captionists to access spoken communication.
It is capable of analyzing a wide variety of expressions and word patterns to determine the core meaning of a person's spoken communication in Japanese.
To be a reiki healer you should have good spoken communication, patience and a friendly manner, a sensitive and nonjudgmental approach, the ability to empathise with clients, accurate record-keeping skills and the ability to inspire confidence in clients.
OK, but here's the problem: Since it was spoken communication, not written, I had no way of knowing whether she put that comma in the sentence, and that makes all the difference in what she was trying to tell me.
The first part gives basic background on the types of movement that accompany and modify or replace spoken communication.
From 2014 onwards, students aged seven to 11 will be required to reach a high standard of written and spoken communication in one of these seven languages: French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Spanish, Latin and Greek.
My Fair Lady is fair and fine in a flower girl's world where the need is just managing spoken communication.
You should have clear spoken communication skills and excellent customer service skills, and look smart at all times.
On the other hand, spoken communication is a main tool for managers, through team meetings, managed by the leaders of the teams, because that's the most effective way to engage employees in Latin America.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, "Interpreters convert one spoken language into another--or, in the case of sign-language interpreters, between spoken communication and sign language," while "translators convert written materials from one language into another.
Or, more to the point regarding the centrality of orality, what about the e-mails and Facebook posts that ostensibly originate from the Oval Office to provide a very specifically targeted set of audiences with audio-visual clips rebroadcasting the types of speeches that Coe and Neumann seek to include Ca president's spoken communication that is addressed to the American people, broadcast to the nation, and controlled by the president" (2011, 731)?
In addition to standard, explicit written instructions, patients probably need spoken communication with physicians and pharmacists, the authors concluded.