The Importance Of Communicative Communication

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Communication occurs constantly and individuals participate in acts of communication every day regardless of their nationality, age or interests. Communicative interactions are unavoidable and usually essential for a satisfactory daily life. Even those who are unable to produce speech are able to effectively communicate every day. Communication can be defined as the complex process of sending and receiving verbal and non-verbal messages. It allows for exchange of information, feelings, needs, and preferences. The source/sender and receiver encode and decodes the message in a cyclic pattern
In order for communication to be the effective there must be certain key elements present. Primarily the sender must have a receiver to portray the message
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The sender determines the information to be transmitted and how it should be comprehended. Subsequently there is the message itself, the message is merely the information you want to convey. It can be an idea or a concept of an emotion that the sender wants to get across. The message maybe verbal or non- verbal and is constructed to meet the needs of the receiver. The message is sent through a channel, it is the medium through which the message is sent. The channel is usually written or verbal and the effectiveness of the message is solely dependent on the channel. Without the channel the sender has no means of passing along the message to the receiver. The channel has many forms. It may take the form of: email, text message, instant message, letter, phone, memo, and so on. The effectiveness of the channel is based on the message itself. Once the message from the sender successfully passes through the channel it then reaches the receiver. The receiver is as the name …show more content…
In communication these are referred to as barriers, they come in many shapes and forms. Communication barriers are described as “specific items that can distort or prevent communication.” Some examples are physical barriers, cultural differences, linguistic barrier, gender barriers, emotional barriers, perceptual barriers, differences in status, the use of jargons, misinterpretation, noise, lack of attention and so forth. Factors that may cause an interruption in the communication process are endless. There are a host of physical factors that can prevent individuals from having an effective communication. Physical barriers relate to disturbance in the immediate context, which can interfere in the course of an effective communication. This may be due to the environment; this included the individual’s physical location and the ambience in which conversation occurs plays an important part in the quality of a conversation. Physical barriers may be due to a disability of the individual, for instance auditory impairments or vision impairment not only delays an individual’s communication skills, but also decreases the amount of effective communication possible with other people. If the place is too noisy, or two crowded, then the receiver may not be able here what is being said. Sometimes it is as simple as the receiver not paying attention that’s

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