What is the importance of learning how to communicate and seek help?
I can define what clear communication is. I can explain how clear communication helps with help seeking behaviour.
Learn to communicate your needs and desires. Understand that it’s ok to ask for help. Keep open lines of communication with others.
The Power of Communication
Active Listening - Listening carefully to what the other person is saying without interrupting them or offering your opinion. Seeking Help - Asking for assistance from someone who can provide guidance or support. Communication - The act of exchanging information with others through verbal, nonverbal, and written messages.
The language you use when communicating and seeking help can have a huge impact on the outcome. Using polite language and being clear in expressing your needs can help you get the help you need. Eye contact is an important part of communicating and seeking help. Making eye contact with the person you are talking to can help them understand the situation better. Smiling and using a friendly tone when communicating and seeking help can make a big difference. People are more likely to help someone who is happy and approachable.
Did you know?
Work together in pairs: Q: How can clear communication help you when seeking help from others?
How can effective communication skills help you in seeking help when you encounter challenges or difficulties?
Work together in pairs: What is one thing you learned about communicating and seeking help that you will remember and use in the future?
Brain break: Draw a pizza with legs dancing on a stage
What is an important skill in effective communication?
- Active listening
- Ignoring others
- Talking non-stop
Which of the following is a polite way to ask for help?
- Excuse me, could you please assist me?
- I need your help, now!
- Hey, help me out!
Why is it important to use clear and concise language when seeking help?
- To ensure understanding and avoid confusion
- To show off vocabulary skills
- To make the conversation longer
How can body language impact communication when seeking help?
- It doesn't have any effect on communication
- It can express openness and receptiveness
- It can make people feel uncomfortable
What should you do if you don't understand something someone says while seeking help?
- Guess what they meant
- Ignore it and pretend to understand
- Ask for clarification or repetition