1.) Do you think you use racist, sexist, ageist, or heterosexist language? (or have you before?) If you were to hear someone using this type of language, what would you do?
2.) What perceptions do you have of women who retain their own last name when they marry? How about women who take their husband’s/wife’s last name? How about women who take hyphenated names? What does this have to do with language, culture, and communication? Explain your answer.
3.) Discuss at least two different ways that people use space to communicate relationship status.
4.) Define critical listening and note how it is similar to, and different than, informational listening.
1) The use of such language is not recommended as it will affect communication and there are certain ethics that one should follow while communicating.If we were to hear someone using the language we can correct them if they are willing to listen.
2) In earlier days women had to change their last name after they marry but present times it has become the will and wish of the person.it does not matter as we need to respect their decision.In Asian culture women change their last name after thier marriage and it is a normal phenomenon.
3) In critical listening we evaluate what is said, we need to be quiet,listen to the main points,make connection and be focused.informational listening is listening to learn ,it is done by taking down information in all situation in our daily lives.
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