Public distance Ranging from 12 to more than 25 At this distance you could take

Public distance ranging from 12 to more than 25 at

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4. Public distance Ranging from 12’ to more than 25’ At this distance, you could take defensive action if threatened Although you lose fine details of the face and eyes at this distance, you’re still close enough to see what is happening E.g: Public gathering
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Chronemics Chronemics is the study of temporal communication, concerns the use of time – how you organise it, react to it, and communicate messages through it (Bruneau, 1985, 1990) The time orientation you develop depends to the great extent on your socioeconomic class and personal experiences People from different cultures may have different time perspectives
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Chronemics E.g: ? v=VfE7aVa_mSo YOUR TASK: What are other factors that influenced our perception and use of time in interaction?
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Paralanguage Paralanguage is the vocal but nonverbal dimension of speech It has to do not with what you say but how you say it It includes sounds like murmurs and gasps, and vocal qualities like volume, rhythm, pitch, and inflection. Our voices are versatile instruments that tell others how to interpret us and what we say
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Paralanguage YOUR TASK: Try to say this “ Sayang sayang sayang ” with different variations
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Silence Silence is a nonverbal behaviour which can communicate powerful messages Silence allows the speaker time to think, time to formulate and organise his/her verbal communication E.g: Before the messages of intense conflict, confessing undying love, there’s often silence Silence is used to communicate many different meanings
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Silence YOUR TASK: Have you ever used silence to communicate something? In what situation and how did you use it? Did you get your expected response?
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Conclusion
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Something to ponder The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, heard, or even touched, they must be felt with the heart – Helen Keller
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