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verbal diarrhea

Babbling, longwinded talk; inane and lengthy chatter. Primarily heard in US. I get so nervous when I go out on dates that I always start getting verbal diarrhea and sounding like a fool.
See also: diarrhea, verbal

verbal assault

Very hostile speech directed at someone. Don't talk to Stan today—I just tried to ask him a simple question, and I got a verbal assault. A: "Why are you crying?" B: "The professor gave me a verbal assault in the middle of my presentation."
See also: assault, verbal
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In what follows, I would like to highlight some of the research problems concerning the verbal noun forms in -ail that occur in section III of the Irish Grammatical Tracts (IGT), a work that was intended to instruct poets in the linguistic forms that they were expected to use when composing poetry (2).
Section III of the Irish Grammatical Tracts lists the irregular verbs of the language under the heading of their verbal noun.
2002) apontaram que poucos estudos sobre comportamento verbal foram realizados nas duas primeiras decadas apos a publicacao do livro Verbal Behavior (1957/1992).
De acordo com Andery (2001), temas recorrentes nos trabalhos da area sao: a) controle operante do comportamento verbal, b) aquisicao e interacao entre operantes verbais, c) aquisicao da linguagem enquanto repertorio mais amplo do que a mera aquisicao de operantes verbais, d) correspondencia entre comportamento verbal e nao verbal, e) comportamento governado por regras, f) independencia funcional entre operantes verbais, g) solucao de problemas, h) questoes conceituais sobre a definicao de comportamento verbal e de operantes verbais, i) questoes metodologicas envolvidas na pesquisa do comportamento verbal, e j) revisao e avaliacao dos trabalhos da area.
So the students motivate or engaged more effectively through the non verbal communication.
The non verbal communication most of the time helps us in the clarification of concept and terminology.
According to Michael (1984), the extensive literature on language acquisition does not use the concepts, terms, or analyses presented in Verbal Behavior (Skinner, 1957).
More studies on the acquisition of verbal behavior that adopt verbal operants as the unit of analysis are needed.
Even lapsing only occasionally into the use of harsh verbal discipline, said Wang, can still be harmful.
The authors also showed that harsh verbal discipline occurred more frequently in instances in which the child exhibited problem behaviors, and these same problem behaviors, in turn, were more likely to continue when adolescents received verbal discipline.
De ahi la importancia de este proyecto que sirve de guia de comunicacion interpersonal para quien se dedica a la docencia en las aulas pues se presentan herramientas y tecnicas que pueden ayudar al orador/a profesor/a a realizar una exposicion verbal con exito, utilizando los recursos necesarios para controlar la tension escenica, a traves del dominio del lenguaje gestual y postural, asi como, la capacidad de respuesta activa en un debate en las aulas.
He said that it as the figures show that most verbal bullying occurs in schools, it is vital that teachers, parents and pupils work together to prevent youngsters from being bullied.
How (a)symmetrical are Erzya verbal and non-verbal predicate constructions?
echoic, self-echoic, self-editing, problem solving, autoclitics) are discussed in Verbal Behavior, yet these topics remain severely under-investigated by researchers.
His analysis of verbal behavior, as he preferred to call it, includes an innovative analysis of grammar, word order, and meaning (Hegde, 2008b) which is unfamiliar to most SLPs.