By Mercedes Lopez

why communication is Important.

We use it to become more adept at making sense of what is happening in your life.

Language differentiates us from other beings

How we see ourselves is founded in communication

Communication influences our physical and psychological well-being.


A systemic process in which people interact through symbols to create and interpret meanings.

Content level meanings- literal meaning of messages

Relationship level meanings- what is expressed about the relationship between communicators in messages they send and receive.

When Communicating with someone.

  • Step 1: Analyze your audience
  • Step 2: Select a topic
  • Step 3: Define the objective of the presentation
  • Step 4: Prepare the body of the presentation
  • Step 5: Prepare the introduction and conclusion
  • Step 6: Practice delivering the presentation