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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References in classic literature ?
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.
Whenever oral communication courses are taught, whether in the US or the UK, universities ought to "police" themselves and hold themselves academically accountable to offer instruction by qualified personnel that is sufficient to equip students with essential oral communication skills.
The teacher must diagnose diverse types of errors in oral communication and provide objectives and learning opportunities which strengthen oral communication procedures (Ediger, 2011).
In Pakistan, the moment we look at the public sector institutes, our experience makes us understand that their graduates of almost all the subject areas including even of M.A English programmes do not have sound oral communication skills.
If the oral communication is about general policy issues concerning the Recovery Act and does not touch upon particular projects, applications or applicants for funding, a Federally registered lobbyist may participate in the conversation.
The importance of oral communication in accounting has been confirmed by both academic researchers and practitioners.
Gardner, managing director and associate general counsel at J.P.Morgan and chair of the SIFMA committee, doesn't see the need for preapproval of oral communications either.
Oral communication is often the basis of information sharing.
It teaches oral communication that has the learner use verbal skills while relying little on listening skills, with emphasis on one-way communication that does not require the learning of grammar or written communication.
Because of rampant abuse in the area, nonlawyers should not be allowed to engage in oral communication when assisting people in filling out immigration forms, according to The Florida Bar.
Students, who are shy or lack oral communication skills, may be more comfortable responding in writing.
A closing letter is then sent to both within three business days of the oral communication, specifying any agreement reached with the taxpayer, any relief given, the decision's rationale and whether Collection's action was fully supported.