Learning Objectives

4.1 Describe the attributes of verbal symbols and explain their relationship to language and meaning.
4.2 Identify how factors such as culture, sex, gender, generation, and context affect verbal symbols.
4.3 Explain the ways verbal symbols may be used destructively and constructively.
4.4 Illustrate the ways verbal language interacts with virtual communication.
4.5 Demonstrate skill and sensitivity in using verbal communication.