What is verbal communication ? What can be the activities to improve verbal communication?
Verbal communication is the communication where speaker uses words for transmitting the message to the receiver. Then you can understand this form of speaking with better clarity. We can express our views , ideas and thoughts in the form of words.
Memory Test for Verbal communication
Memory games improve your attention, concentration, and focus which are always important in communication. Better ability to listen and focus on the others words will lead to clear understanding and will create no barrier in communication. They give space to critical thinking and that helps to nurture their attention to detail.
Memory tests improve the memorizing ability of a person and the ample amount of things that you memorize, the more is your memory power. The best memory games can be Suduko , word count , sequence wording , Puzzles etc
Role play for Verbal Communication
Role playing is a better way of communication where it is to teach teams how to effectively they might communicate with each other and others with whom they might interact. A role play is an effective way due to its consequent practice before the presentation on stage which will enhance the verbal ability.
Team members can have role play scenarios like handling an irate customer, approaching human resources with a complaint, organizing a group project and or facing criticism online and face to face which will also improve your knowledge on how you would behave or act in those situations.
The basic idea behind conducting a debate is a structured argument where Two sides speak alternately for and against a particular contention usually based on a topical issue. Debate has logical consistency, factual accuracy, and emotional appeal to an audience.
The activity increases the verbal communication of an individual. Debate has a special effect on verbal communication as it gives the overall development in effect of knowledge , and good speaking skills.
Just a min
The activity ‘Just a minute or JAM’ is an impromptu speech where the speaker is supposed to express the idea on the given topic, within the duration of a minute. Effective impromptu speaking is a skill that can be learnt through practice and training.
A person has to speak in an any situation given. Then a person brief about a thing it improves his verbal ability. This activity may just be Speaking for a minute but it improves you thinking ability on spot. The way you speak would improve your speaking skills.
Blindfold Pass-on game for Verbal Communication
An activity where one individual is blindfolded and the others stand in a row. One will be saying a phrase or a sentence to the first individual in his ear and it must pass on to the last person in the row in the same process. Thus, this activity builds trust and requires accurate communication to successfully navigate through the activity.
Image talk or picture presentation is a communication activity where a variety of random pictures are available which can be simple as well complex. There is a certain time-limit and people will describe it within that time. People will analyse how to communication within a small period of time and how to organize their thoughts in a limited time period.
Tell Me about
This activity aims at improving the confidence in public speaking. Communication can be fluent with frequent speaking. Hence, this activity is when asked to say something about yourself. Talking about different topics can be a difficult task , but talking about own is the easier way to express.
This activity can also be conducted and could be asked situation like “Tell me about the time when you had to stand for yourself”. A event that has already happened in your life or a event that is to be coming up in your life can also be discussed where you can express yourself and also can improve you communication skills.
listening is the first step before communication as if you listen well you can communicate easily. Afterwards, there can be activity where you can play a movie clip or a scene and you have to listen to it carefully. After listening to the clip you have to talk about the clip.
Thus, this activity enhances your listening as well as verbal ability. This might help you in different places like classroom, interview, colleagues. Proper listening may lessen the barriers to speak.
The group Activities that help an individual to improve the communication skills which is a funny and most appropriate way. The ability to communicate in a second language clearly and efficiently contributes to the success of the learner in school and success later in every phase of life. These activities make people more active in the learning process. Also, at the same time make their learning more meaningful and fun.