Facial Expressions in Nonverbal Communication: Importance & Explanation

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Facial expressions are an important part of the communication process because ______.

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1. Which of the following is a facial expression?

2. It is easy to misunderstand the cues from facial expressions made by others because ______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of facial expressions in nonverbal communication. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include examples of facial expressions as well as the importance of facial expressions in the communication process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Importance of facial expressions in the communication process
  • Why facial expressions can be easily misunderstood
  • Examples of facial expressions

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet help students test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related nonverbal communication lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how facial expressions are understood in different cultures and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of facial expressions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why facial expressions are an important part of communication

Additional Learning

To learn more about communication, review the accompanying lesson called Facial Expressions in Nonverbal Communication: Importance & Explanation. This sociology lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the importance of facial expressions in nonverbal communication
  • List three examples of facial expressions
  • Differentiate between verbal and nonverbal communication
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