Advantages And Disadvantages Of Nonverbal And Non-Verbal Communication

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Human beings depend highly on effective communication when they interact. “Communication is any process in which people share information, ideas and feelings”, it also “involves not the spoken and written words but also body language, personal mannerisms, styles and anything that add meaning to a message” (Dina Burger 2011). There are various types of communication, but I will be focusing on verbal and non-verbal communication, they consist of various elements that distinguish them from one another and we both use them in different environments. Verbal communication is a form of communication that one uses to convey a message through language or the use of words, it comes in different forms from speaking to writing (letters and emails) and the most important factor listening, “it expresses one’s thought and feelings to…show more content…
According to Edward G Wertheim, Ph.D. (Amy Lucas 2017) “we can reinforce, contradict, substitute, complement or emphasis our verbal communication with non-verbal cues such as gestures, expressions and vocal inflection”, for example when someone blush it reinforce that they are embarrassed. This proofs that non-verbal and verbal communication
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