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Jahnvi Singh Parihar
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Jahnvi Singh Parihar
Communication Skills, Educational Technology & Operations Expert

The ability to properly converse, listen & write either to a stranger or a large group of audience is called Communication. These skills can be acquired by practice and knowledge. Broadly, Communication is the process of exchanging thoughts, ideas, facts, emotions and opinions between two or more than two persons. In other words, Communication is the process of transmitting and receiving verbal and nonverbal messages.  Thus we can say that communication is the process of transmitting the information or ideas from one person to another person in such a way that the other person, who receives the information can understand it easily.

There are Two Types of Communication on the bases of the communication channel :

  1. Verbal Communication
  2. Non-Verbal Communication

1. Verbal Communication

Verbal communication is a type of communication in which message is transmitted in written and spoken words. In this type of Communication, the sender gives words to his/her thoughts, emotions, expression, ideas and opinions and expresses them in the form of speeches, discussions, presentations, email, letter, report, memo etc.

Verbal Communication is further divided into two parts:

  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication

While non verbal communication include, it is mainly divided into 4 s the communication done with signs and other signals, it is mainly divided into 4 main categories:-

  • Intimate
  • Social
  • Personal 
  • Public Space