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Good communication skills

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The following two videos demonstrate two opposite and extreme examples of both verbal and non-verbal communication!

Video 1

Video 2

Activity: extreme communication skills - 10 minutes

1. Watch the two videos shown above.

2. Make notes on the verbal and non-verbal communication in both of the videos.

3. How much do you think their communication affected their performance - was this in a positive or negative way?

One of the most common communication mistakes students make is thinking it's OK to read their presentation. It is not, under any circumstances, ever OK to read a presentation. Reading is not presenting!

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