Essays and Research Papers on Speech & Hearing

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This 3 page paper looks at communication, language and speech in the context of cultural anthropology. Examples are provided for human and non-human forms of communication. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 5 page report discusses non-verbal communication and the ways in which it is often possible to see that what is being “said” non-verbally can be “heard” as clearly as any words. Body language, facial expressions, tone of voice, and more, all interact in ways that convey a message every bit as clearly as words, sometimes more clearly than words. ...

A 10 page overview of the many factors that enter into verbal communication. A speaker’s level of knowledge, a level of knowledge including grammatical and psycholingistic factors, combines with their social competence to affect cross-cultural communication. Bibliography lists 1 source.

This 5 page paper addresses the nine forms of non-verbal communication: kinesics, haptics, appearance, artifacts, environment, proxemics and personal space, chronemics, paralanguage and silence. It also includes a brief overview of the cultural influence on non-verbal communication. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

This 3-page paper discusses non-verbal communication in terms of gestures, such as shaking the head. The discussion also centers on what could happen in the event of a misunderstanding in the non-verbal realm. Bibliiography lists 2 sources.

A 15 page research paper that describes how American English has affected globalization. In an argument that American English is accidental, and perhaps an interim communications tool, the writer reviews examples of how other languages contributed to the creation of American English, and explores how American English has increased worldwide to become the second-largest language ...

This 3-page paper discusses differences in non-verbal communication (gestures, gift-giving, facial expressions and so on) between the U.S. and Asian cultures. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 3-page paper discusses the use of body language when it comes to communication. Use of eyes, hands and the body itself are discussed in this paper.

Defining Language

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This 4 page report discusses the definition of language and concludes that language cannot be defined as only being sounds that are combined into words that are then combined into sentences. Such a definition minimizes the overall importance and pervasiveness of language as part of human existence. Communication takes place through many other forms ...

This 4-page paper focuses on the importance of nonverbal communication, particularly as it pertains to business. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

5 pages in length. International students entering the USA from Turkey, Croatia, China, Japan and Indonesia are bound to encounter communication errors and barriers that address the significant cultural differences these students may face when relocating to an entirely different country. With English being one of the most difficult languages to learn because ...

This 7 page paper explores the concepts surrounding the acquisition of language including the debate surrounding learning English as a second language. Additionally, perspectives of notable theorists such as Austin and Hymes are included. A discussion on how language impacts social action and communication as well as the necessity to have a dominant language ...

A 4 page paper which illustrates the importance of communication skills in seeking and maintaining a successful career. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 5-page paper discusses the importance of communication as part of a customer service platform. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 3 page research paper/analysis that, first of all, reports on an article on Malaysian non-verbal communication and then offers a brief critique of the author's writing style and organization. Bibliography lists 1 source.

A 4 page reflection on the differences that can be observed in communication styles between males and females. Bibliography lists 1 source.

This 3 page paper explores the factors that affect communication, factors that can have a varying impact according to gender. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 7 page book analysis of Philip Lieberman's "Uniquely Human" and a discussion of its literary reception. The text asserts among other things that human language evolved relatively recently, approximately within the last 100,000 years, and that in doing so it added speech and syntax to older communication systems. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

This 3 page paper provides an overview of some statistics relative to the issue of nonverbal communication, particularly smiling, and gender. This paper integrates some theoretical perspectives and sources. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 10 page paper relates the facial feedback hypothesis, a central theory of social theorist William James, as the basis for this study. This study demonstrates the basic premises behind the facial feedback hypothesis, the views of non-verbal communication relative to emotions and the specific ways of assessing this hypothesis through an observational study ...

This paper summarizes a 60-page article about non-verbal communication and the literature available on this topic. The information was paraphrased for a speech.

A 5 page paper which discusses the main ideas presented in the essay titled "Expression and Communication" which appears in the book "Meditations on a Hobby Horse" by E. H. Gombrich. No additional sources cited.

This 5 page paper argues that language is altered as a result of reliance on computers. Also, the paper emphasizes a loss in culture as responsible for the change in language skills. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

An 8 page paper that addresses the challenges related to implementing computer technologies in bilingual education programs, and provides recommendations for educators. This paper promotes the notion that computer technology can assist in bridging language barriers and enhancing educational programming. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A nine page paper which looks at the way in which the computer industry has developed over the years, and why particular advances in technology such as the invention of the printed circuit board and the silicon chip have played such a significant part not only in the increased speed and efficiency of modern machines, ...

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