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Explain how your own communication skills could have been used to make the interaction more effective. At the start of the group communication I was very nervous as there was more focus upon me as I was the leader of the group.

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Explain how your own communication skills could have been used to make the interaction more effective. (M3) At the start of the group communication I was very nervous as there was more focus upon me as I was the leader of the group. At times I would cross my hands and legs when communicating with the children. I didn't do this intentionally I tended to do it when I felt a little nervous and was thinking of the next thing to say. This could of came across to the child that I was intense at time or even cross as theses postures can indicate these signals. ...read more.

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This would of let them know that I am not being rude and will answer there question. Another way I could have improved communication was to read the body language and facial expressions of the children in the group more as I repeatedly asked them if they were following the book and understood the storyline so far. This might have made me seem like I was un-confident an also if I was to observe the groups non verbal reposes this would have gave me reassurance in their understanding and also pick up on children that might not of understood but was going along with the rest of the children in the group. ...read more.

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Sometime this was a positive thing as I could rectify mistakes during the communication but an negative thing about it was that I was thinking too much about what I should and shouldn't do witch at time didn't make the my speech flow as I took many pauses to think of the next thing to say. This could of been improved my practicing communication skills within lessons witch class mates by doing role plays and group activities to prepare us for the placement. This would have helped with my overall communication during the interaction as I would have been more prepared of things to say and how to make the communication flow which would have given me more confidence and reflected it throughout interactions. ...read more.

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