Body language as a barrier to effective oral communication

in Communication Barriers

In oral communication, our gesture, posture facial expression etc., enhance communication if applied well. They can also distort communication if not matched with the message. A simple message of ‘Congratulations” or a compliment, “What a fine job you have done”, can be communicated honestly and sincerely or sarcastically and ridiculingly by appropriate facial expression.

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Dimetra Blakeley April 6, 2011 at 1:50 am

this was good. I remember being told that I might say one thing but my expressions sometimes say something else.

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