Demonstrative Essay

Topics: Nonverbal communication, Communication, Eye contact Pages: 2 (753 words) Published: November 19, 2011
Demonstrative Communication
Demonstrative communication includes nonverbal and involves such things as status, space, touch, eye contact, facial expressions, and body language. It also includes unwritten communication, which is to speak and includes actual words, intended and inferred meanings, time and place, vocal inflection and. tone. These signs of communication depending on how perceived by the receiver from the sender can be positive or negative, effective or ineffective. The demonstrative communication process involved when used correctly will ensure proper listening and responding. Unwritten Communication

Unwritten communication is the verbal way to get your point across or seek understanding from sender to receiver. It is through speech actual words but it’s not only what you say it’s the way you say it. We can say the exact same thing but have different meanings depending on our tone of voice. For example when I was a kid I found my father asking “what’s wrong with you”, when ever I did something he didn’t approve of or misbehaved. Using the exact same words but with a different tone, a more concerned tone he asked the same thing when I fell off my bike and came in the house crying “what’s wrong with you”? When I played college football my coach use to yell out to the players on the field “let’s go”! Those are the same words my mom always used to hurry me and my brother out of the house before she dropped us off for school. Same words different time, place, sender, tone and which results in a different meaning. Non verbal Communication

When we think of the word communication first thing that usually comes to mind is talking, but we sometimes use more nonverbal communication than verbal communication. Nonverbal communication is used to replace or reinforce your verbal communication. A police officer or crossing guard directing traffic replaces verbal communication by pointing in the direction you need to drive. He waives you to the right because...
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