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  • Introductory communication 2/e
  • Erasmus-Kritzinger L, Swart M, Hairbottle M, Van Der Merwe H, Louw M
  • ISBN: 9781770048157
  • eISBN: 9780627029646
  • ePub ISBN: N/A
  • 320 Pages | Published: 2007

Guidelines for effective study and learning success!

This is the essential guide for all students intending to further their studies, improve their qualifications or simply communicate more effectively.

Introductory Communication
  • welcomes you to an exciting educational experience based on outcomes-based education and training
  • uses user-friendly language for both first and second language users
  • covers all the important aspects of effective communication skills needed to study more effectively, be confident and productive in a study environment and improve your qualifications
  • shows you how to
    - be motivated, have a good self-image and a positive attitude
    - study more effectively
    - practise your listening skills
    - read different text types
    - compile basic business correspondence
  • uses case studies and practical applications to test your knowledge and monitor your progress
  • contains a wide range of extra reading on various topics
  • guides and supports you and your facilitator in the implementation of a holistic approach to learning and teaching in an outcomes-based education and training system.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT:
A. Stress and Stress Management
B. Self-empowerment

UNIT 1: EFFECTIVE STUDY SKILLS
1.1 Motivation and Goal Setting
1.2 Time Management
1.3 Your Brain and Intelligences
1.4 Principles of Memory or Remembering
1.5 Principles of Forgetting
1.6 Strategies for Effective Classroom Learning
1.7 Strategies for Effective Self-study
1.8 Examination and Assessment techniques
UNIT 2: LISTENING AND SPEAKING SKILLS 
2.1 Listening and Society
2.2 Listening and Communication
2.3 Factors Which Will Affect Your Understanding While You Are Listening
2.4 Obstacles to Effective Listening
2.5 Guidelines for Effective Listening
2.6 The Consequences of Poor Listening
2.7 Techniques for Improving Listening Skills
2.8 Your Responsibility as a Listener
2.9 Three Steps to Effective Note-taking
2.10 The Listening leader
2.11 Speaking Skills
UNIT 3: LANGUAGE SKILLS
3.1 Spelling
3.2 Nouns and Pronouns
3.3 Articles
3.4 Concord
3.5 Sentence-linking Devices (Conjunctions)
3.6 Adjectives and Adverbs
3.7 Prepositions
3.8 The Verb and Its Auxiliaries
3.9 Punctuation
UNIT 4: READING SKILLS
4.1 Theoretical Overview
4.2 Strategies for Effective Reading
4.3 Structures to Present results of Reading
4.4 Visual Literacy
UNIT 5: WRITING SKILLS
5.1 Telephone Technique and Etiquette
5.2 Fax and Fax Cover Page
5.3 Short Message Forms
5.4 Internal Memorandum 290
5.5 Forms and Questionnaires
5.6 Invitations
5.7 E-mail 

All source material (excluding figures and tables) has been supplied in an editable format (Microsoft Office) and you can fully customise it to your needs.

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