Communication Worksheets To Print:
Effective? - Is this method effective? Mark each one YES or NO.
Nonverbal - Nonverbal communication means conveying information without using
words. While gestures are a form of this we do a great deal of nonverbal communication with our bodies while interacting
with others, often without realizing what we are communicating.
Styles - There are four main styles to talk of. Write the
name of each style on the line. Then draw a picture
of someone using each style. Which type is the healthiest? Why?
Picture Me! -
Look at each picture. What kind of nonverbal communication is going on?
How Is Yours? -
Answer the questions to help you think about how you
communicate with someone in your life.
Scenarios - People have different communication styles. Some people are
passive, some are aggressive, and others are assertive, but not
aggressive. Assertive means that you speak your mind and stand up
for yourself. Aggressive behavior can include things likes threats,
attacks, and ignoring people.
How to Tell
- How can you make sure that you are speaking gently in a tense situation? How can you make sure that you are showing interest in the other person?
Verbal Skills - There are many different kinds of verbal skills. All are equally important. It
is also important to understand when each verbal skill is an appropriate
response to a situation.
Not Just Words
- Words are only one way that we can communicate with others. We also
communicate with our actions, gestures, and facial expressions.
- Do you tend to be passive, aggressive, assertive, or passive-aggressive? How much do
you consciously use nonverbal communication? What verbal skills
are you most comfortable with?
- This is a flow worksheet to help you plan out how to transfer or share ideas.
Using Body Language - How could you use body language in each situation? In each
situation, what do you think it is appropriate to convey with body language?
- Write down the situation, who the person is, why you think sharing with this person is a
challenge, and what changes you can make to improve your message
Resolving Conflict - Either work with someone with whom you are currently in conflict, or think about how you have
resolved conflict with someone in the past and complete the chart below.