Speech Exercise 1b Online

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Be sure to read the notes in Course Content Section 1.B. about how to label the three elements as instructed.

1. You and a friend have always enjoyed going to the movies together. You have called three times recently and the friend has not been available to go to a movie that both of you have been eager to see.
a. What is your first reaction to this behavior?
Friend is mad at me.
b. List at least three other explanations for the behavior.
1. Already saw the movie.
2. Does not feel like going to do anything.
3. Has other plans.
c. Explain which of the schemata (see pages 34-36) led you to the first reaction you reported in a.
Relational schemata (how you view relationships) because my friend is not answering the phone I
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Label each of the three elements just like example used in Course Content Section B. in this Module.
“You seem very impatient. (description of behavior) I know you have many students with questions. (possible reasons) Do I need to come back another time? (question for clarification)”

3. During the weekly staff meeting, you made several comments or suggestions which your boss seemed to ignore.

a. What is your first reaction to this behavior?
Boss did not like the comments and suggestions. b. List at least three other explanations for the behavior. 1. Overwhelmed by comments and suggestions. 2. Did not hear my comments and suggestions. 3. Was giving others a change to give comments and suggestions. c. Explain which of the schemata (see pages 34-36) led you to the first reaction you reported in a.
Interpersonal schemata (other people’s characteristics and how you react to them) the negative attitude of my boss and ignoring my comments and suggestions makes me question if my comments and suggestions were not good. d. Create a perception checking message with all three of the elements discussed on pages 45-46. Label each of the elements just like example used in Course Content Section B. in this Module.

“You seemed to ignore my comments and suggestions this morning.
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