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Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Importance of PACC

1) A different tone and register is used, formal or informal, happy, sad or angry. This will show who you are speaking to whether it is a friend or a important person like your boss.
2) I could say “ Are you sure? I don’t agree with your statement, want me to share my view?”
3) If you are talking to your boss but speaking in a informal tone, it will seem like he is no longer in a higher ranking then you and you are now at the same level with him


  1. 1) It is important to apply PACC when communicating because the register(formal or informal) will depend on the audience. Tone depends on purpose and context. So, we will not be able communicate effectively without using the right tone and register if we are unaware of the purpose audience and context.
    2) if i oppose a certain view I must let the whole class know in a plight manner. the register needs to be formal and tone must be firm but respectful ( not offending or demean ). For content, phrases like " i beg to differ"," in my humble opinion", etc may be used. Proper reasons should be provided, last but not the lest we must listen to what the others have to say.
    3) if tone and register are used wrongly then the end result of the discussion may be disastrous. We need to keep in mind even though we may hold a different view point from the rest of the classmates, we need to be respectful, polite yet firm. We cannot under any circumstance hurt or demean ( in this case our friends). So, the discussion may end in a fight/quarrel which in turn will damage relationships.

  2. Customer > “ Excuse me but this coffee isn’t tasting like what I ordered. I ordered a coffee with less sugar”
    Waitress > “Sorry about the problem sir, would you like me to get you a new cup of coffee, it will be free”