Verbal Communication vs. Nonverbal Communication
What is Verbal Communication?
The verbal communication includes all the types of communication done using the words; it can either be a phone call, face to face talk or the e-mail. When the use of words ever come sin transference of data, information, or feelings it becomes the verbal communication. The verbal communication can be even kept as evidence, if it is done in the written form. Through this type of communication, both the sender and receiver get the communication rapidly done without any delay. As the message via formal communication is reliable and quite clearer, the feedback comes immediately. For the verbal communication, presence of sender and receiver is not compulsory as it can even be done through the person sitting in California to the person sitting in New York. The verbal communication becomes more effective when it is either done face-to-face or in written form. Furthermore, the verbal communication is of two types; formal communication and informal communication. The communication in office or organization taking place through the officially designated channel or the pre-defined channel is known as the formal communication whereas, the informal communication also takes place at the workplace in between the employees, although it doesn’t take place through the officially designated channel.
What is Nonverbal Communication?
Nonverbal communication is the type of communication that doesn’t require a word or in other words we can say that it is the wordless communication. For this type of communication, the presence of both the message sender and receiver at the same place is compulsory as this type of communication only happens face-to-face. This type of communication is not reliable in any of the cases, as the receiver in the case can perceive the symbol totally opposite to what the sender was conveying it. The nonverbal communication can take place between facial expressions, body movements, gestures, eye contact, and even through touch. Most priorly, this type of communication takes place in between two of the stranger present at the similar place. That expert in this type of communication can exchange thoughts without letting others know. The types of non-verbal communication are chronemics, vocalics, kinesics, haptics, proxemics, and artifacts.