oral communication


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Noun1.oral communication - (language) communication by word of mouthoral 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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He was to do this without the help of any written or printed specimens, with nothing in the shape of a grammar or analysis, but merely by oral communication with his Indian instructor, or with other natives, who, however comparatively intelligent, must from the nature of the case have been very imperfect teachers.
Key Words: English as Second Language (ESL), frequency of use of ESL for oral communication (FREQ), L2 anxiety (ANX), motivation, self-perceived communicative competence (SPCC), willingness to communicate (WTC)
Furthermore, Jesus' oral communication techniques ensured that everyone could not only learn but also then reteach what was learned (55-56).
The quantitative findings reveal that their most favoured oral communication activity include reflecting on their video recorded oral presentations demonstrating on the way to create digital video using DSLR camera and discussing on oral presentations in You-tube videos which seem to be representative of their participatory culture.
In the 21st century, employers want their employees to have strong written and oral communication skills, work well in diverse groups, and have good senses of personal and social responsibilities.
In oral communication, consumers talk about whatever is top-of-mind, but written communication gives them the opportunity to select more interesting things to say.
As part of a five-year research project on oral communication in Medieval monastic communities, an international conference was held in Ghent, The Netherlands, during May of 2008, and all 17 papers presented there are published here.
Today's college students are not getting adequate oral communication education.
The teacher must diagnose diverse types of errors in oral communication and provide objectives and learning opportunities which strengthen oral communication procedures (Ediger, 2011).
This investigative study discusses how to tackle the oral communication skills' problem of students, who study English as a second language at postgraduate level, through presentations at the public sector institutes/institutions.
We found a substantial relationship between student self-efficacy compared to student oral communication and collaboration skills.
Pat Garner will direct the oral communication division at the university.