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Copy of Nonverbal Aspects of Speech Delivery
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Remember: distal gestures (directed toward others ) are seen as positive while proximal gestures (directed toward one's own body, are considered negative body language.
I. What is Nonverbal Communication?
A. Communication without using spoken word
III. Purposes/Uses for Nonverbal Communication
A. Support verbal messages
A. A majority of your communication is nonverbal.
B. Different meanings to different cultures
B. Contradict verbal messages
C. Replace verbal messages
D. Regulate verbal messages
- When and how to speak
Types of Nonverbal Communication
The space around you that you don't want others in without permission.
Be aware of personal space in the workplace.
Intimate: Distance for personal communication
Distance: No more than 18 inches
People Involved: Family, Significant Other, BEST Friend
Communication: Personal, Secret, Private
Personal: Distance for communication amongst friends
Distance: 18 inches to 4 feet.
Sub phase 1 18 inches – 2 ½ feet Friends
Somewhat private communication.
Sub phase 2 2 – 4 feet
Acquaintances; waiting in a public line (teller or machine
Social: Distance used in business
Distance 4- 12 feet. Very little personal communication
Sub phase 1: 4 – 7 Feet.
Sub phase 2 : 7 – 12 feet Formal business
Strangers using a public area such as a beach.
Public: Optimal Distance used for strangers
Distance 12 feet and beyond
Sub phase : 12 – 25 Feet.
This is mostly for large business meetings, etc.
Sub phase 2: 25+
This is mostly for entertainment, and politicians.
nonverbal communication is often (not always) sent and received on a subconscious level.
We are frequently unaware of the messages we send nonverbally
: nonverbal communication depends on the situation in which is occurs
: the meaning is open to interpretation and often confusing
: much of nonverbal communication has a distinct cultural nature
Characteristics of Nonverbal Communication