Communication

Communication is how we send messages to each other. It can be wordless, like body language. It can be written like a letter or message. It can also be spoken. Communication is very different from one situation to another.

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What can travel around the world while staying in a corner?

Stamp

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What are some factors to consider before greeting?

1.The age of the Person

2.the religion of the person

3.sex of the person

4.the position of the person

5.Whether the person is an adult or peer

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What is the explanation for the meaning of intrapersonal communication?

Intrapersonal communication is communicating with one's self, that is any for of relaying messages to your own person.

Normally successful communication requires having an independent sender and receiver, who sens messages back and forth between them. This definition is currently challenged, there are some people who consider intrapersonal communication too useful to be discounted.

Whether or not intrapersonal communication is a valid form of communication, the following actions are considered intrapersonal communication:

  • Dreaming (especially daydreaming and lucid dreaming)
  • Talking to oneself. This action is normal, since often saying and hearing again helps a person retain information. It becomes abnormal when a person talks to oneself in socially inappropriate situations.
  • Your internal monologue, any thoughts you have about what is happening around you.
  • Gesturing while you think.
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Types of permanent stitches?

cross stitch

embroidery

metal

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of verbal communication?

Some of the advantages of verbal communication are:

1) the opportunity for immediate feedback to make sure the message was understood;

2) the opportunity to utilize nonverbal cues (tone, body language, inflection)

However, there are several disadvantages and the main one is miscommunication. In other words, what the listener hears is often not what is meant. The simplest words, for example, have a different connotation for people. Psychologists trace it to one's upbringing, social status, family and friends, etc.

Generally speaking, men are adverse to expressing their feelings, and hide behind enthusiastic talk about sports, women and cars. Women are often more observant and intuitively separate the truth in a conversation.

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How do you write a letter of come back for a job i left 1yr ago for some personal reasons i want to go back to that same company can someone give a sample letter?

All business letters should have the same structure:

Date

Name of person addressed

Name of Company or Organization

Address of Company or Organization

City, State, Zip (or equivalent depending on country)

Dear Name,

first paragraph: a sentence or two stating why you are writing.

second paragraph: give the facts and information supporting your request. This can actually be more than one paragraph or if several facts needed, use bullets. Don't use emotional language or go off the target of your request.

third paragraph: tell the addressee what you want them to do or what you want to happen. Be clear without emotional language or going off the target. Give your address and/or phone number at the end to be sure it's easy for the addressee to find.

Use Sincerely or Thank You,

Signature

Print or Type Your Name

This is a universal format. Good for any type of business letter. It is designed for a positive response even if the answer is no, leaving a good impression for further negotiations should that be necessary.

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Can you start a sentence with one day?

Yes, you can start a sentence with one day but, your text has to be sequential to use it.

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What is communication?

The term 'Communication' has been derived from the Latin word 'communis' that means 'common'. Thus 'to communicate' means 'to make common' or 'to make known'. This act of making common and known is carried out through exchange of thoughts, ideas or the like. The exchange of thoughts and ideas can be had by gestures, signs, signals, speech or writing. People are said to be in communication when they discuss some matter, or when they talk on telephone, or when they exchange information through letters.

Basically, communication is sharing information, whether in writing or orally. The official definition for the word communication is "the imparting or exchanging of information or news."
what is communication The definition of communication from answers.com:

  1. The act of communicating; transmission.
    1. The exchange of thoughts, messages, or information, as by speech, signals, writing, or behavior.
    2. Interpersonal rapport.
  2. ## The art and technique of using words effectively to impart information or ideas.
    1. The field of study concerned with the transmission of information by various means, such as print or broadcasting.
    2. Any of various professions involved with the transmission of information, such as advertising, broadcasting, or journalism.
  3. communications (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
  4. Something communicated; a message.
    1. A system, such as mail, telephone, or television, for sending and receiving messages.
    2. A network of routes for sending messages and transporting troops and supplies.
  5. communications A means of communicating, especially:
  6. Communications the technology employed in transmitting messages.
  7. Biology. The transfer of information from one molecule, cell, or organism to another, as by chemical or electrical signals or by behaviors.
    1. An opening or connecting passage between two structures.
    2. A joining or connecting of solid fibrous structures, such as tendons and nerves.
  8. Anatomy.Basically, there are 3 types of communication in business, Written, Verbal, and Non-verbal. Written includes letters, emails, memos, reports and formal documents. Verbal communication includes "chats", presentations and voicemail! Non-verbal communication is using signals to communicate and studying body language.
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How do you spell 30?

The numeral 30 is spelled "thirty"

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Another word for quick to learn?

apt

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What is an antonym for the word affable?

Antonyms for the word affable:

  • unfriendly
  • reserved
  • miserable
  • complaining
  • disdainful
  • impolite
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What are the elements of communication?

There are seven elements of communication:

Source idea (Source)

Message

Encoding

Channel

Receiver

Decoding

Feedback

Let's discuss each element.

The Source idea is the process by which one formulates an idea to communicate to another party. This process can be influenced by external stimuli such as books or radio, or it can come about internally by thinking about a particular subject. The source idea is the basis for the communication.

The Message is what will be communicated to another party. It is based on the source idea, but the message is crafted to meet the needs of the audience. For example, if the message is between two friends, the message will take a different form than if communicating with a superior.

Encoding is how the message is transmitted to another party. The message is converted into a suitable form for transmission. The medium of transmission will determine the form of the communication. For example, the message will take a different form if the communication will be spoken or written.

The Channel is the medium of the communication. The channel must be able to transmit the message from one party to another without changing the content of the message. The channel can be a piece of paper, a communications medium such as radio, or it can be an email. The channel is the path of the communication from sender to receiver. An email can use the Internet as a channel.

The Receiver is the party receiving the communication. The party uses the channel to get the communication from the transmitter. A receiver can be a television set, a computer, or a piece of paper depending on the channel used for the communication.

Decoding is the process where the message is interpreted for its content. It also means the receiver thinks about the message's content and internalizes the message. This step of the process is where the receiver compares the message to prior experiences or external stimuli.

Feedback is the final step in the communications process. This step conveys to the transmitter that the message is understood by the receiver. The receiver formats an appropriate reply to the first communication based on the channel and sends it to the transmitter of the original message.

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Why email is such a popular form of communication?

Because "e-mails" are very fast and usually cheap. You also can attach files such as audio, video photos and documents to them.

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Give ten examples of irony?

It's ironic that most sentences beginning "It's ironic that ..." are not ironic. Like that one.

I'll think of another nine later, whne I am feeling less cynical.

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What are some examples of irony?

A car ride service called Yellow cab that is painted red.

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How do you use includes in a sentence?

This is how you can use 'includes' in a sentence:

There are many types of figurative language. This includes alliteration, similes and metaphors.

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Why is verbal communication important?

as there are different religion ,language ,food habits and clothing in different parts of the world is not have similarly language and hand gestures also differ from place to place .when we go to another country .we can be confused by their hand gestures and they also cannot understand our hand gestures .This leads to a confused of the both sides . as we use fingers to count people of some countries do not count the same way for ex - in France people don't count one by holding up their index finger . instead they hold up their thumb in japan the people might put their thumb down to mean one .this can creates confusion so we have to use

verbal communication too , so verbal communication is important .

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What is the difference between verbal and non verbal communication?

Verbal communication, although we sometimes think of it as only spoken language, by many people's definition often includes more than that. It encompasses Oral communication (which is the term more often used for spoken communication), including things like rate, volume, pitch, articulation, and pronunciation. It can also include sign language, visual communication, and written communication... although sometimes these other things are listed separately, depending on who is defining the terms.

Non verbal communication includes those important but unspoken signals that individuals exhibit, specifically: body language (encompassing carriage/posture, appearance, listening, eye contact), hand gestures, and facial expressions. Non-verbal communication makes up the majority of the communication that we engage is, although it isn't always conscious.

A very good example is: A man comes home late, hears from the kitchen the slamming of pots and pans and cupboard doors. He enters the kitchen, asks his wife "What's wrong, honey?" She answers, "Nothing!" as she slams another cupboard door and rolls her eyes toward the ceiling.

She has spoken the word "Nothing", but it is her unspoken communication that tells him that "nothing" is not the real answer. It is clearly communicated by her actions.

A truly effective communicator will train him or herself in nonverbal communication as well as other types.

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Gesture is what type of basic communication?

NONVERBAL

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What is a oral presentation?

Answer:
An oral presentation is where you show your knowledge on a particular subject. You might be able to choose your topic, or maybe you have been given something to research and talk about to an audience or tutor. It sometimes helps to make notecards to keep your talk on topic, but try to avoid writing down a speech of evertything you are going to say- this makes it a little dull and you can't really talk properly to your audience.
It might be a good idea to end your oral presentation by allowing your audience to ask you questions on your subject- but make sure you are prepared to answer them!
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Is a diagram two circles put together?

A diagram is any graphic that represents information. A Venn Diagram is a diagram with circles overlapping.

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How you can have good communication with others?

talk to them! also be nice. no one likes a rude, obnoxious person. be yourself

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What are types of communication of ancient people?

Most languages were spoken but some used sign language, too.

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Salient Features of Charles Lamb's Essays?

Essays of Charles Lamb are highly personal in nature. Most of the essays are interesting giving information about his life and times. They motivate us to think how much of a struggle his life was. They inspire us that man can do anything by using his talent in appropriate directions. The diction of Charles Lamb was somewhat difficult,but when this problem is overcome, the reader quickly falls under the spell of his charming personality.

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Advantages and disadvantages of oral communication?

The advantages of oral channels of communication are that they:

  • are fast - useful for obtaining very recent unpublished information
  • are based on two-way communication and therefore promote an understanding of the real information need(s) and the communication of relevant information
  • are flexible
  • simplify and facilitate the transmission of information between people working in different subject areas (useful in interdisciplinary studies)
  • are easy and pleasant to use

The disadvantages of oral channels of communication are that they:

  • are not open to everyone - established researchers have access to good networks of contacts, but these usually take time to cultivate
  • can lead to misconceptions because the information is sometimes incomplete (lack of detail etc.)
  • are difficult to maintain and therefore unstable
  • it can also lead to mis belief,as oral promises do not lend any where
  • as a human nature one can make mistake in spelling something different which can sometimes leads to major mistake
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