Essay about Unit 4222 301 Communication
Outcome 1 understand why effective communication is important in the work setting
1. Communication is the most important part to understanding and being understood. It is vital for our survival and used in every day of our lives, from the moment we are born. Talking, shouting, crying, reading, writing, seeing, listening, using body language, expressions (e.g. smiling, frowning), gestures and signs are just some of the means by which we communicate.
We communicate with each other to try and reach our goals in life, whether physical or emotional. Communication allows us to convey information, thoughts, moods (e.g. happiness, …show more content…
Outcome 3 be able to overcome barriers to communication
1. Communication can be a bit different when using it with people from different backgrounds. Communication can be interpreted in different ways by lots of people, this is because they may not speak the language you do, or if they are from a different country, or they may not understand you. This may also be a barrier to communication. Other people may think that if they’re being listened to, they will express their beliefs and their opinions about life.
Different people from other backgrounds may use verbal communication to communicate what they think, however they could also use non-verbal communication to put their point across.
Communication can be used in so many different ways. Children/ services users from different backgrounds can communicate by doing what they know best. i.e. they could use body language and facial expressions to express their needs.
Practitioners may use pictures and body language to show the parents/carers/patience’s that