The scene is suitable to be placed in helping purpose in interpersonal communication because Noland talks to Stan in a comforting manner after they get down from the airplane. The scene starts from 14.00 to 15.00 which lasts for 1 minute. Noland is concerned about Stan’s …show more content…
He placed centre fields for us.
You know him, in the softball tournament last labour day.
Anyway, beside the point, what I was thinking is
Is that I could get his number… the doctor… uh hm you know, put you all together and
You know, you could get this thing fixed.
You could beat it.
So I’ll get his number.
Noland introduces a doctor in Emory, Atlanta to Stan and tells him that he is supposed to be the absolute best. The doctor worked on a system analysist (Frank Torreta’s wife). Stan knows the doctor in the softball tournament last labour day. Noland is thinking is that he could get the doctor’s number for Stan to contact him and maybe he can serve a helping hand to improve Mary’s health condition. Noland is using listening adaptive listening to support others. This kind of listening is used when you listen to someone’s worries or give advice when they are having problem. It involves being mindful and understanding to other’s need. Noland is involved in listening to support others when he listened to his friend’s talk about his terminally ill wife. Noland offered his help and told Stan that he would find out the number of the great doctor so his wife could get treated. From this scene we can clearly see that Noland is trying to minister the needs of Stan and tries to console him. Thus, one of the purposes in interpersonal communication which is to help is clearly seen in this