Interpersonal Communication: Definition, Characteristics & Types Video


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At its most basic, what is interpersonal communication?

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1. What does it mean that interpersonal communication is inherently rational?

2. Which of these is not a fundamental characteristic of interpersonal communication?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test how well you comprehend interpersonal communication with the quiz and worksheet. Answer specific questions on areas like what interpersonal communication is and the concept of its rationality.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Other topics include:

  • The basic characteristics of interpersonal communication
  • Communication that is nonverbal
  • How people relate to one another

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on interpersonal communication
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the inherent rationality of interpersonal communication and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding nonverbal communication to pick out an example of it

Additional Learning

Increase your understanding of communication practices with the lesson called Interpersonal Communication: Definition, Characteristics & Types. Use these bullet points as a guide to some of the lesson topics:

  • Motivations and interpretations of communication
  • Communication as something that is constant
  • Types of interpersonal communication