Types of Communication

Communication and Skills


shahid imran
Student (University), Pakistan

Types of Communication

What are the types of communication?
A. Interpersonal Communication (between two people/small group, feedback is instant, audience is homogeneous and known to the source)
B. Intrapersonal Communication (to self)
C. Extrapersonal Communication (lifeless things)
D. Mass Communication (through mass media channels like radio, tv, newspapers etc, feed back is slow or "casual", audience are heterogeneous and not known to the source (communicator),
E. Macro Group Communication (to a large mob/group of people through microphone etc)
F. Media Communication (to homogeneous audience through media channels).


Teacher, India

Communication Types

Anther well-known way to split communication in two types is verbal and non-verbal.... Sign up

shahid imran
Student (University), Pakistan

Communication Modes

In fact I would consider / call the verbal or non-verbal not types of communication, but rather mode... Sign up


G. Collaborative Communication

Looking at various types of communication as described between A-F, I'd like to consider "Collaborat... Sign up

Waseem A. Nisar
Consultant, United States

Informational and Persuasive Communication

I agree with Shahid that verbal and non-verbal communications should be seen as modes of communicati... Sign up

Student (University), China

Functional and Informative Communication

I'd like to classify communication into following 2 groups: - Functional - which includes several s... Sign up


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