William Butler Yeats once said “Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.” Communication can be defined as “the imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions, or information by speech, writing, or signs.” (Schwartz, Simon, Carmona 2008). Even though there is something called one-way communication, communication is better perceived as a two-way process in which there is an exchange and succession of feelings, thoughts, or ideas towards a commonly accepted direction or goal.
There are three major parts in human communication which are; body language, tone of voice, and vocabulary. According to The Journal of Counseling Psychology (Vol.31, pp.248-52) 55% of impact is determined by body language, postures, gestures, and eye contact, 38% by the tone of voice, and 7% by the content or the words used in the communication process. The word “language” is also used to refer to common properties of languages and is normal in human childhood. Most languages use patterns of sound and or gesture for symbols which permits communication with others around them. Nonverbal communication is the process of communicating through sending and receiving messages. These messages can be communicated through gesture, body language or posture; facial expression and eye contact. Object communication such as clothing, hairstyles or even architecture, or symbols and info graphics, as well as through an collective of the above, known as behavioral communication. Nonverbal communication plays and important role in every person’s day to day life through employment to romantic engagements. Speech may also enclose nonverbal elements known as paralanguage, including voice quality, emotion and speaking style, rhythm, intonation and stress.
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