Concepts Of Chicago Fire And Chicago PD

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Over the course of this class I feel that we have had many different chances to learn and understand some key concepts. Every day we use different concepts from impressions of others to attractiveness to one another. A few that stood out to me from over this semester so far are first impression, jargon, and stereotypes. These concepts can all be used in different television shows or movies. The shows I think that best portrays these different concepts are Chicago Fire and Chicago PD. Seeing concepts used on different movies or television shows gives us a true understand of how we act in these type of situations in every day life. The ten concepts I picked are: first impressions, attractiveness, jargons, active listening, paraphrasing, volume, …show more content…
Jargon is a language particular to a specific profession, work group, or culture and not meant to be understood by outsiders. A good example of Jargon is displayed in the television show called Chicago PD. Chicago PD is a show that portrays what a police officer does and how they fight crime daily. Police officers have special codes that mean different things. In Chicago PD we can see them radio to each other using these jargons to communicate when on scene so new reports, bystanders, and victims do not understand what is going on. Of course, later on they will inform others of the issues, but in the moment of the crime scene jargon will be …show more content…
Active listening can be defined as listening with all available sense and paraphrasing what is heard both mentally and verbally. Whereas paraphrasing is defined as restating another person message by rephrasing the content or intent of the message. Paraphrasing gives the original speaker the credited but allows you to use it as well. Chicago Fire and Chicago PD use both active listening and paraphrasing. For example, when running calls on both shows, the fireman and police officers have to have active listening skills so they are able to help in a timely manner and caught anyone who has caused harm or destruction to others. As for paraphrasing we see the news cast wanting to give details of what is going on. So the fireman and officers give a statement to where it can be paraphrase for the news cast later shown in the

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