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Introduction to Communication Worksheet

Paragraph Questions

Answer the following questions in your own words. Each response must be written as an academic paragraph of at least 150 words. Be clear and concise, and provide explanations for your answers. Format your sources consistent with APA guidelines.

1. According to Introducing Communication Theory (2010), what is the definition of communication? What does communication mean to you personally? Provide an example.

2. Describe the differences between linear, interactional, and transactional communication.

3. Why is communication critical to developing self-concept? Provide an example of how communication has helped you develop your self-concept.

Myth or Reality?

IDENTIFY WHETHER EACH OF THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES IS A MYTH OR A REALITY. EXPLAIN YOUR ANSWERS.

1. We communicate only when we consciously and deliberately choose to communicate. Myth or Reality

2. Words do not mean the same things to the listener as they do to the speaker. Myth or Reality

3. We communicate primarily with words.
Myth or Reality

4. Nonverbal communication is not perceived solely through sight. Myth or Reality

5. Communication is not a one-way activity.
Myth or Reality

6. The message we send is identical to the message received by the listener. Myth or Reality

7. You can never give someone too much information.
Myth or Reality

Matching

Match the seven contexts of communication with the appropriate definition by placing the letter of the definition in the blank.

|___ Interpersonal |Communication within and among large, extended environments | |___ Intrapersonal...