Communication

by: Regan Purcell

Communication definition

The process of conveying information so messages and received and understood.

Slang definition- very informal usage in vocabulary and idiom that is characteristically more metaphorical, playful, elliptical, vivid, and ephemeral than ordinary language, as Hit the road.

Examples

1- Iceman - A friend with nerves of steel

2- Tarhead - Someone who is involved in oil-based recreation such as car racing.

3- Affluential - Having both money and power or influence

-When is slang appropriate for use? when you are taking to you friends

"I" message definition- You state what you are feel or think instead of criticizing the other person.

Examples

1- "I think you are ignoring me"

2- "You are ignoring me"

3- "when i think you are ignoring me, i feel hurt. I don't like to being ignored."

"You" message definition-

Examples-

1- "You are ignoring me"

2- "I think"

3- "I feel"

-which type of message is best and why? "I" message is best because you are not blaming the other person.

8 tips for better communication

1- learn to be an active listener

2- restate the other person's feelings

3- try not to talk over people

4- there is no right or wrong

5- listening is always better than talking

6- inconsistent body language

7- provide feedback

8- focus fully no the seaker

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