It has been suggested by Laing and Chazan in fontang 1984 that some children grow up within environmental and social circumstances which may restrict the children to explore their environment and develop language and communication skills through positive and stimulating interactions with others. Circumstances such as poverty, family size and parental background. For example – some people believe that poverty is a crucial factor affecting children’s learning and development. Research indicates that poverty and related problems may affect proving opportunity to stimulated language environment such as, not having access to a local library or travel costs to places.
It is once suggested by Bernstein that working class children where at a disadvantage in schools because of their inability to use language in the same way as ‘middle class’ children. It depends on how individual families use language, some families see language and learning as very important and pass this on to their children, where as other families have different priorities.
Since communication is rapidly changing due to increasing technology, things such as power points and visual aids can help in getting your point made.
When communicating with other adults when in a meeting, giving feedback etc… it is important to avoid using technical language unless you are sure they understand the meaning. With regards to meeting it is important to prepare for them, this could be through reading the agenda or you may have been asked to provide information. This can give you opportunity to contribute in the meeting, ensuring your