The Importance Of Effective Communication In The Classroom

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It can be observed that some students have no experience in exercising initiative and participating imaginatively in activities and purposeful learning because of past rigid formal training in language learning. Most of these English language learners are passive and shy in using English in real communication due to various factors like students’ motivation in learning attitude and interest, the competence of English teachers, learning facilities, methods and effective use of techniques and approaches . These factors influence students in developing knowledge of the language, and it is observed that English language learners at college level suffer from a lack of motivation and actual practice in using the language. This is due to various…show more content…
So teachers should be able to initiate interaction in the classroom. (Gertrude Moscowitz, 1971, 1976). Effective Communication It sounds so simple: say what you mean. But all too often, what we try to communicate gets lost in translation despite our best intentions. We say one thing, the other person hears something else, and misunderstandings, frustration, and conflicts ensue. What is effective communication? Communication is about more than just exchanging information. It 's about understanding the emotion and intentions behind the information. Effective communication is also a two-way street. It’s not only how you convey a message so that it is received and understood by someone in exactly the way you intended, it’s also how you listen to gain the full meaning of what’s being said and to make the other person feel heard and understood. More than just the words you use, effective communication combines a set of skills including nonverbal communication, engaged listening, managing stress in the moment, the ability to communicate assertively, and the capacity to recognize and understand your own emotions and those of the person you’re communicating
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