This project talks of communication skills in a very comprehensive way. It outlines the definition of communication skills and then moves on to find out various types of communication skills and lays emphasis on non verbal communication. It begins by laying emphasis on the fact that if you have good communication half the battle is won.
Types of Communication
- Verbal and non-verbal
- Technological and non-technological
- Mediated and non-mediated
- Participatory and non-participatory
Importance of Communication Skills
It puts forward various quotes which will prove that communication skills are very important in life. It also underlines the importance of communication skills by the use of various proverbs.
Effective of Communication Skills
Next the project seeks to put forward various stages by which you can reach the goal of effective communication. It explains all of them in great detail and with suitable examples. It talks of the following stages:
- The phatic stage
- The personal stage
- The intimate stage
It then concludes that to reach effective communication it is absolutely essential to move steadily through all these stages.
Improving Communication Skills
In this field, the project point out the fact that to be able to communicate effectively you don’t have to just stop at learning the English language, but you have to be aware of the various nuances of the language as well. Usage of grammar and punctuation sometimes can change the entire meaning of the sentence. To prove this point many examples have been given in which it has been shown the wrong and the right way to write a sentence.
Here the project talks of the importance of presentations and how it is an important means of communication with a group. It further points out the various ways by which you can make your presentation have the impact you desire.
- hear what we have to say
- understand what we mean
- agree with what they have heard
- take action in accordance with objectives
Next the project talks of body language which is a very vital part of communication.
· Facial signals
· Attack signals
· Exposing oneself
· False friendship
These are a few points which have been dealt with in detail with use of examples.
Next it talks of the four major skills in communication to make it effective.
It talks of each skill in detail and outlines the importance of each. It also follows up every skill with a detailed example of how it can be improved.
In the end it gives an exhaustive list of word in tabulated form which includes their synonyms and antonyms. On the whole this project seeks to prove that besides spoken skills it is very important to have proper non verbal communication skills as well. That is why it lays importance on body language and presentation skills while talking of effective communication skills.