How Body Language Complements Verbal Communication


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Which of the following types of body language can make a person seem more confident and authoritative?

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1. Movement and body language can affect the ability to project, which is known as a type of _____.

2. Crossing your arms across your chest or covering another part of your torso is a type of body language called _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Learn about the importance of non-verbal communication in the form of body language with these materials. Quiz questions will focus on different forms of communication and their interpretations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your knowledge about the following:

  • Authoritative form of body language
  • Term that describes voice projection and tone
  • What crossing your arms can be interpreted as
  • Conveying a willingness to be touched
  • Types of body language that should be avoided

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information regarding the correlation of non-verbal and verbal communication
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can define main phrases associated with types of body language
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge about what type of communication conveys confidence to answer a quiz question

Additional Learning

For information about the following concepts, review the lesson titled How Body Language Complements Verbal Communication:

  • Why body language is essential when speaking in public
  • How to provide apt non-verbal communication even when using a podium
  • Examples of how body language can transcend language