Oral Communication: Definition, Types & Advantages


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All of the following are informal types of oral communication EXCEPT

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1. An advantage of oral communication is that

2. Oral communication is NOT a good choice when

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ironically, this online, multiple-choice quiz you'll be taking is all about speaking! In this quiz, you'll be tested on the types, advantage, and best moments for using oral communication.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz on oral communication exists for you to test your ability to:

  • Understand what is and is not an informal type of oral communication
  • Recognize oral communication's advantage(s)
  • Identify when oral communication is not a good choice
  • Determine how to best connect with an audience
  • Remember formal types of communication

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most relevant information found in this quiz's corresponding lesson on oral communication
  • Critical thinking - use knowledge of oral communication to identify informal and formal types of oral communication
  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about an advantage of oral communication

Additional Learning

The lesson, Oral Communication: Definition, Types & Advantages, can provide more information for you, as it covers the following objectives:

  • Define oral communication
  • Provide the advantages and disadvantages of oral communication
  • Explain how to best develop oral communication skills