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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The next phase is to sustain that interest, to create writing that hews as close to actual spoken communication as it can.
Competent bodies, like London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) and some broadcasting centres, produce and propagate models of standard speech for study and emulation by professional speakers and all those who care about the quality of their spoken communication.
conversely see spoken communication instead of hear it," he said.
Phase IIIB was an open forum active discussion between industry representatives and the government--with industry driving the conversation and explaining, "Based on what you've written in Section L and M, this is what your best value looks like to me." This was a great forum for different industry partners to collaboratively speak openly in a nonthreatening environment to SOF acquisition professionals, who were interested to see how the government's words on paper would direct events in the absence of any accompanying spoken communication, instruction or question-and-answer period.
That means possessing good written and spoken communication skills, the ability to network and the creativity to keep coming up with new ideas.
Altough I'll focus on written communication (e-mails and documents), much of this applies to spoken communication as well.
Since humans think faster than they actually speak, spoken communication twists and bends as participants take turns listening and responding to each other in conversation.
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. Part II introduces perspectives on body language from various disciplines including psycholinguistics, cognitive linguistics, neuropsychology, cognitive anthropology, social psychology, and ethnography.