• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

Chapter 12. The Spoken Word Language and... > Effective Language Is Nondistracting

Effective Language Is Nondistracting

"Uh, y'know, this stuff about, y'know, how you . . . uh . . . sound seems . . . uh' a bit, y'know, overdone, like y' know what I'm saying?" Not only choice of words but the way we say them can seriously affect a presentation. Effective language does not distract listeners away from the message or cause them to make negative judgments (Figure 12-2).

Figure 12-2. Language fillers and errors focus attention the wrong way.



PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint