Verbal communication• Verbal communication is verbally speaking to communicate to other people using words or noises to get your message across to the person you are speaking to.
Non verbal communication• Non verbal communication is communicating to people using sign language or simple hand movements and also body language such as facial gestures and eye contact.
Good communication skills• 1-Making eye contact while communicating with people is important because it shows you are listening to them.• 2-Not swearing and shouting because it can be intimidating• 3-Not chewing gum while having a conversation with someone• 4-Not texting while speaking to some one as it will make them think your ignorant• 5-Always trying to speak clearly and use words everyone can understand• 6-Make positive facial expressions• 7-Listining to the person you are speaking to• 8-Have a relaxed body language• 9-Don’t speak over other people• 10-Do keep to the point when explaining something
Consequences of bad communication skills• If you are at a job interview and you have bad communication skills such as fidgeting and not always paying attention you will not likely get the job• Also if you are doing a presentation and you don’t keep on track the people you are doing a presentation for will get bored and you will not get your point across• Also if you come off as intimidating you will could scare the person off you are talking to
Egans Soler Theory• Egans believed that there are some micro skills that can help communication between people, such as sitting forward and making eye contact. Doing this can help the person you are talking to feel more involved in the conversation and more comfortable.• The Soler stands for• S: Face squarely; by doing this it shows that a service provider is involved with their client. Egan states " the bodily direction you adopt shows the message that you are involved with the client"• O: Keep an open posture:• Keeping an open posture means not crossing arms and legs as this sends a message that you are not involved or really interested in the person talking to you. Egan believed "open posture is generally seen as non-defensive".• L: Lean: by leaning forward when a person is talking to you, it shows that you are involved and listening to what the person has to say.• E: Use good eye contact-having good eye contact with a client shows that you are listening and that you are not distracted. It shows you are involved because you are focusing on the person you are talking to.• R: Be relaxed: it is important to keep still and not move about when a person is talking to you.