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1 + What is Communication?

2 + Communication: sending or receiving messages 3 Parts: 1)Sender 2)Message 3)Receiver

3 + Speaking Using SPOKEN words to give or receive information Verbal Communication

4 + What are some tips for speaking??? Pronounce words clearly Be careful not to mumble or go too fast Keep it brief Appropriate for audience

5 + Verbal Communication: Written Communication: Using WRITTEN words to send a message

6 + Written Communication Magazines Books Assignments Texting Letters Newspapers/Magazines Use proper grammar Language appropriate (ex: texting vs. assignment) Readable handwriting Have someone proofread EXAMPLES???TIPS:

7 + Verbal Communication: Listening: Hearing and decoding the message

8 + What are some tips for Listening? Focus all attention on speaker- don’t think about other things Ask QUESTIONS if something is unclear Don’t rudely interrupt the speaker Repeat back what speaker said Use FEEDBACK: Feedback: response to let the speaker know you heard and understood the message Smile, nod to let speaker know you are listening

9 + Non Verbal Communication Sending or receiving messages without the use of words

10 + Examples: Posture Gestures Distance Facial Expressions Eye Contact What are they thinking?

11 + *Eye Contact *Pleasant Facial Expression *Straight Posture *Maintain Personal Space Tips: This NOT This

12 + Communication Skills Activity: 1. Take out a sheet of paper 2. Number it from Statements about communication will be shown. Indicate whether each person is demonstrating a good communication skill and explain why. Then, answer the following questions.

13 + 1. Joyce never seems to listen to what other people are saying. She interrupts people all the time. Good or bad?________Why?________

14 + 2. John looks people in the eye when he talks to them. Good or Bad? ________Why? ________

15 + 3. Mark seems to ramble on and on without ever making a point. Good or Bad? ________Why? ________

16 + 4. Jackson speaks in a clear voice without mumbling. Good or Bad? __________Why? __________

17 + 5. Rose uses slang terms a lot. If people don’t understand what she means, she says that’s their problem. Good or Bad? ________ Why? ________

18 + 6. Brian welcomes a guest speaker to the school with a firm handshake. Good or Bad? ______ Why?_________

19 + 7. Tom’s history paper is written in sloppy handwriting and is full of spelling and grammar errors. Good or Bad? _______ Why? ____________

20 + 8. Think about your own communication skills. How might the following people rate you? A. Parents: ____Excellent ____Good ____Fair ____Poor B. Teachers: ____Excellent ____Good ____Fair ____Poor C. Friends: ____Excellent ____Good ____Fair ____Poor Reasons for your responses: A.________________________________________ B. ________________________________________ C. ________________________________________

21 + **Make sure your name and hour are on your paper!** ~The End~


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