Deference between oral and written communication can be presented asfollows:
Point of Difference
Written Business communication
Oral Business communication
Immediate feedbacks is not required
In case of oral communication we need immediate feedback.
Written message are kept as record, thus they can be used as evidence.
As no record is maintained for oral communication it cannot be used as evidence.
In compression to oral communication has lack of directness.
On the other hand oral message are easily acceptable.
Directness or direct
In most of the caseswritten communication has lack of directness.
It takes place in a face to face or direct situation.
Written communication need to overcome more barriers than oral communication.
It faces less barriers than written communication.
The audience size of written communication is large and geographically scattered.
Audience size is comparatively small.
It is more costly than oral communication.
It is less costly than written communication.
In case of written communication minimum level of knowledge and literacy is required.
Even illiterate people can participate in oral communication.
Oral is spoken and written is read
Oral communication has no proof that it happened. Written one has an evident proof of its happening.
Oral communication is a way which we communicate using mouths and sound. While written communication is the way which we communicate through letters, reports etc.
oral and verbal both are same...
Oral is given by speaking, written is given in writing
oral communication saves time while written communication delays
Larry A. Samovar has written: 'Oral communication: message and response' -- subject(s): Public speaking, Oral communication 'Communication between cultures' -- subject(s): Communication and culture, Intercultural communication, Interpersonal communication
Speech is oral communication.
oral communication is all about speaking and sharing ideas without writing
communication is an important issue
Both are the mode to share our thoughts and views and openion
compare oral comm. and written comm.
Ivan Muse has written: 'Oral and nonverbal expression' -- subject(s): Communication in education, Oral communication
Mark Amodio has written: 'Writing the oral tradition' -- subject(s): English poetry, History, History and criticism, Oral communication, Oral tradition, Oral-formulaic analysis, Written communication
Oral communications is when a person speaks as a way of communication via telephone or other means. Face to Face communication is when two or people are together in a room speaking to each other.
shalu oral communication refer to face to face communcation.it offers interchange of ideas at the personal level. written communication ,on the other hand is very wide in its scope and covers entire paper work relating to all kinds of transactions.
A translator is written translation. And an interpreter is an oral translation.
Talking about oral communication,we mean 'word of mouth' Talking about written communication,we mean 'written with the hand' Hence,we can say while oral communication appeals to the olfactory sense, written communication appeals to the visual sense basically.'Basically' because we can have an instance where a blind person reads with the sense of 'feeling'.In this case,it appeals to the hand(tactile).
Point of DifferenceWritten Business communicationOral Business communicationFeedbackImmediate feedbacks is not requiredIn case of oral communication we need immediate feedback.EvidenceWritten message are kept as record, thus they can be used as evidence.As no record is maintained for oral communication it cannot be used as evidence.Easy acceptanceIn compression to oral communication has lack of directness.On the other hand oral message are easily acceptable.Directness or directapproachIn most of the cases written communication has lack of directness.It takes place in a face to face or direct situation.BarriersWritten communication need to overcome more barriers than oral communication.It faces less barriers than written communication.Audience sizeThe audience size of written communication is large and geographically scattered.Audience size is comparatively small.costIt is more costly than oral communication.It is less costly than written communication.Knowledge levelIn case of written communication minimum level of knowledge and literacy is required.Even illiterate people can participate in oral communication.
There is no mistakes in written communication. Due to different slang's oral communication is vulnerable to mistakes in mankind of the century.
There are 3 main forms of verbal communication including Oral Communication, Written Communication, and Mediated Communication.
Compare their advantages
sound oral and written communication skills