Participate in a Workplace Communication, part 3

ACTIVITY No. 1

WHAT IS COMMUNICATION?

Objectives:

At the end of this activity the learner should be able to:

1. List the forms of communication

Materials:

Information sheet no. 1

Activity Sheet

Procedure/Task:

1. Read information sheet No. 1 “What is communication?”

2. Follow the instruction indicated

What is communication?

Instruction: Complete the activities that follow below.

If possible discuss your responses with others and record your answers. There are also information sheets provided for you to consult if necessary after you have completed each activity.

Activity 1: What is communication?

Circle the items in the list below that you think are examples of communication:

Talking

Listening

Holding hands

Giving the thumbs up

Body language

Sending a fax

Showing photo

Using the telephone










If you circled all of them you are right. Communication is any verbal or non-verbal behavior which gives people an opportunity to send their thoughts and feelings, and to have these thoughts and feelings received by someone else.


Now list the form of communication you can think of:

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________


If necessary read information Sheet 1: What is communication?



SELF- CHECK No. 1




Check your mastery in understanding the meaning of communication and its forms:

Here are some of the signs which Mr. Wright saw in the workshop:




Divide your selves into 5 groups and choose 3 signs to be interpreted


In order to communicate well, it is helpful to understand how communication takes place.


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