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Being a good communicator

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Being a good communicator

  1. 1. GoodCommunicatorSpeaking skills Listening skillsNon verbalcommunication
  2. 2. Definition of speaking skills- In speaking with the class and students, one ofthe most important things to keep in mind is toclearly communicate information.(Brydon & Scott, 2006)
  3. 3. GoodStrategies forspeaking(Florez,1999 )UsinggrammarcorrectlyUsing goodplanning andlogical thinkingskillsSpeaking atappropriatepaceBeing precise incommunicationApplyingstrategiessuch asrephrasingSelectingvocabulary that isunderstandableand appropriate fortheir level
  4. 4. AggressivePassiveManipulativeassertive
  5. 5. CriticizingName-calling andlabelingAdvisingOrderingThreateningandmoralizing
  6. 6. Connect with the audienceState your purposeEffectively delivering speechFollow appropriate conventionsEffectively organize the speechInclude evidence that supports and develops your ideasUse media effectively
  7. 7. Definition of listening skills- Listening is a critical skill formaking and keeping relationships(Pearson & others,2006)
  8. 8. Good strategiesfor developingactive listeningskills(Santrock &Halonen, 2006)Pay carefulattention to theperson who istalkingparaphraseSynthesizethemes andpatternsGive feedbackin a competentmanner
  9. 9. Lift an eyebrow in disbeliefClasp their arms to isolate or protect themselvesShrug their shoulders when they are indifferentWink one eye to show approvalSlap their forehead when they forget something
  10. 10. FACIALEXPRESSION ANDEYECOMMUNICATIONTOUCH SPACE SILENCE
  11. 11. • Powerful form of communication• can be used when consolingsomeone who has undergone astressful or unfortunate experienceTOUCH• People’s faces disclose emotions andtelegraph what really matters tothem ( Lumsdem & others, 2006)• e.g: they avoid eye contact withpeople they dislikeFACIALEXPRESSION ANDEYECOMMUNICATION
  12. 12. • Everyone has their own personal space which attimes we don’t want others to invade.• teachers are responsible to give an explanationto the students to respect their friends’ space.SPACE• Students remain silent when they have to thinkand reflect their action or answer.• By being silent, a good listener can observe thespeaker’s eyes, facial expressions, posture, andgesture for communication.SILENCE

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