The Importance of Context in Communication


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What is the physical context of communication?

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1. In temporal context, communication is impacted by people's expectations. What are these expectations based on?

2. Which of these is not being balanced in the social-psychological context?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will ask you questions about the role context plays in communication. Topics you will need to be familiar with include physical context and cultural context.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these tools, you will be tested on the following:

  • Balance in social-psychological context
  • Expectations that impact communication in the temporal context
  • Role that coming from different contexts plays in communication

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on context and communication
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as physical context and cultural context
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how people coming from different contexts relate to one another
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the temporal context

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic with the accompanying lesson called The Importance of Context in Communication. It covers these objectives:

  • Compare and contrast the types of context
  • Examine examples of each type of context
  • Recognize the many non-verbal aspects that influence communication