Verbal and Nonverbal Communication and Listening Skills Paper

Verbal and Nonverbal Communication and Listening Skills Paper

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Running head: VERBAL AND NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION AND LISTENING 1 Verbal and Nonverbal Communication and Listening Skills Private Soc/110 August 8th, 2016 Richard Wagner
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VERBAL AND NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION AND LISTENING 2 Verbal and Nonverbal Communication and Listening Skills Paper Humans communicate primarily in four ways; verbal, non-verbal, written and through graphs and charts. Communication is an essential skill that improves with age, education and personal experience. Communication is not a luxury but a necessity that involves the transfer of thoughts and ideas from a sender to a receiver. Communication can be personal and interpersonal. It can be business oriented or personally intended. The way an individual conducts communication will bring him or her substantial benefits or severe conflicts in life. In today's modern and global world, communication takes place in an electronic form more than ever. Such is the reason why learning to communicate has become an essential skill. Effective communication can enhance the experience of life as we know it. Learning verbal communication is the first step as children. One’s first form of verbal communication takes place with one’s parents. According to an article by the Child Development Institute, a child good communication is an essential key that leads to higher self- esteem and mutual respect between the parent and child (CDI, 2015). The act of verbally communicating with another individual is through the use of sounds and words to express thoughts and ideas. Although communication is interpersonal with most people at work and
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