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Life Skills – Lesson 2 Effective Communication Effective Communication: Knowing what to say and how to say it so others will listen and understand, and how to listen attentively to avoid misunderstandings. What is communication? Exchanging ideas, information or opinions What do we need in order to communicate? Sender Receiver Message Responsibilities of the Sender Face the person you are speaking with Eye contact Comfortable distance Use language that the receiver will understand Check with the Receiver to see if you are being understood If necessary, speak assertively in a strong, positive way. Responsibilities of the Receiver Listen carefully Pay attention to nonverbal language Show that you are interested in what they are saying Ask questions Don’t interrupt Keep an open mind Communication Activity Sender: Draw a simple picture using only circles, triangles and rectangles without showing it to the receiver Receiver: Split your paper into three separate sections. 1. One-way communication: Sender & Receiver sit back to back. No use of body language or questions 2. One way communication: Sender & Receiver face each other. Still no questions allowed 3. Two-way communication: Face each other and questions are allowed. Charades Communicate using only gestures, movement, signals, etc. Wrap-up Questions What role does body language play in effective communication? How does it feel when someone actively listens to you? What three things does it take to communicate effectively?