[ANSWER] Which statement is most accurate regarding the speaking-writing connection?
A. The words used by writers are not normally used in speaking.
B. To own a word, write it over and over again.
C. Written words seldom reflect the words people use when they speak.
D. To own a word, speak it.
The answer is: D. To own a word, speak it. The relation is communication, the two techniques are employed, and ideas, thoughts, feelings, and other things are communicated to the reader or audience; in this case, “to own one word, talk it” is the declaration showing this connection best.