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Language is a primary from of communication it is also our most sophisticated We learn its signs and conventions at an early age because it satisfies a lot of our basic human needs to be able to speak Dimbleby and Burton Speech is a code of signs ruled by conventions in this case the signs are in the form of spoken word Our spoken language made up of sounds connected in a set order allows us to express our feelings and emotions clearer than any other channel of communication as well as giving clues as to how feel within a specific situation and the status of the people we are with As speech is one of our most primary forms of communication it is a very useful tool which we are able to adapt to the environment around us This allows us to manipulate our language to create an image that we want others to see of ourselves by doing this we are able to make certain aspects of our personality or even traits that are not normally associated with us more prominent This would depend on the tone in which we speak our vocabulary register dialect and the non-verbal signs we use to back up this information Social context Paralanguage Register Speaker ADialect Speaker B VocabularyVerbal language Role This model shows how certain aspect of how we interact can affect how people view us The idea of making certain qualities more prominent can be seen in how we present ourselves to different people Take for example a man at a job interview he would go into the interview wanting to show the employer that you are hard working responsible and reliable The way he speaks will try to enforce these messages He also may speak using different vocabulary to seem more intelligent and show respect
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