# 4: Conversing and Relating

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Learning Objectives

Successful interaction with this and associated course content will enable students to…

• Gain insight into the complexity of language as related to human relationships
• Discuss different communication styles and issues of gender and language
• Know about theories related to communication accommodation
• Discuss different sources of miscommunication
• Understand the dynamics of language use in social contexts, including online

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