Explain Most Common Barriers To Effective Communication

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Most Common Barriers to Effective Communication with children, young people and adults can have a huge effect on relationships. Physical barries has to do with poor or outdated equipment used during communications, background noise, poor lighting, temperatures that are too hot or too cold. This can halt learning and pupils will become disengaged. Emotions like anger or sadness can taint objectivity. Also being extremely nervous, having a personal agenda or “needing to be right no matter what” can make communications less than effective. This is also known as “Emotional Noise”. Roeser and Eccles (1998) This will effect adults also as they may feel that an issue is not being resolved as best as it should be, where really their upset is stopping them being as rational as normal. Language is so very important with all 3 sets of people but even people speaking the same language can have difficulty understanding each other if they are from different generations or from different regions of the same country. Slang, professional jargon and regional colloquialisms can even hurt communicators with the best intentions. There is also the physiological issues that we all have as adults and pupils of ill health, poor eyesight or hearing difficulties, pain. This will effect communication as our mind is elsewhere and not concentrating on the task in…show more content…
Listening with your whole body. Listening to what others have to say, but also to the clues that give insight to their thoughts and emotions as expressed in their body language or tone of voice. Also, listening to your own self and to what you are experiencing while you are
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