Qcf Level 5 Essay

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Learner Name | Marisa Crossley | Assessor Name | Steve Harvey | Placement | Tregwilym Lodge | Date | 6th October 2014 | Qualification Title | HSC QCF | Level | 5 | UNIT 59 1.1 Communication: The sending and receiving of messages between people. The message can be about information, ideas or feelings and can be by spoken or written work or gesture. Facial expression, tone of voice and body language are also important elements of communication. Language: May be spoken, written or signed. Sounds or symbols are grouped together to form meaningful words. Symbols or words are grouped together to form meaningful phrases. 1.2 The cultural environment that people grow up in can have effects on how they interpret the world around them. A deaf man was committed of stabbing to death two of his classmates, his defence was that he had been told to do it by mysterious black-gloved hands; his delusions came to him in the form of sign language, his mode of communication, not the spoken word. The Guugu Timithirr language speakers of Australia do not have words for left, right, front or back. They use absolute rather that relative directions. When they refer to people or objects in their environment they use compass directions. They would say ‘I am standing southwest of my sister’ rather than ‘I am standing to the left of my sister’. Aborigines who speak this language also usually learn English and can use left, right, front and back just as we do. However if they do not learn English during early childhood, they have difficulty in orienting themselves relatively and absolute orientation makes much more sense to them. 1.3 Communication is more than speech or writing. Most of us are unaware that we are communicating in many different ways even when we are not speaking. We are rarely taught about this mostly non-verbal form of communication in school even though it is
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