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FUNCTIONS OF COMMUNICATION

Regulation & control
Social Interaction
Motivation
Emotional expression
Information
Discussion and argumentation
Cultural promotion

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Communication allows societies and organizations to regulate activities of members by setting guidelines and policies. These rules maintain harmony and peaceful coexistence among members.
 Verbal and nonverbal cues control discussions, social interactions and even relationships.

Regulation & control

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Communication allows humans to form social ties, and create satisfying relationships.
 It fills the need of individuals to become part of an organization and to be accepted for who he/she is.
 Interaction teaches people to adapt to different situations.

Social Interaction

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Motivation could be derived from various communication situations. It may result from pleasant experiences or from overcoming difficulties.
 Motivation could also be encouraged by media and worthy causes.
What types of communication motivates you?
What communication activities drive you to excel and
become better?
How do your relationships improve with
communication?

Motivation

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Communication allows people to express their creativity and assert their individuality.
Why do you need to express yourself?
How does communicating help you become a better person?
How expression heal people?

Emotional expression

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Communication informs and educates.
What do you learn from communicating?
What need is filled with this function of communication?

Information

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Communication gives way to resolution of conflicts and validation of public opinion.
 Communication allows people to have a balanced view of issues that significantly affects their existence.
Do you think argumentation is
necessary in a healthy society?

Discussion and argumentation

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Communication allows people to express their culture and be accepted for who they are.
 It promotes peaceful coexistence of diverse groups.
How do you promote your culture through communication?

Cultural promotion