Communication (definition, types

Class: Basic 5

Subject: Social Studies

Topic: Communication (definition, types)

Communication is the process of exchanging information from one person to another. It usually involves two persons, that is the sender and the receiver.Com. munication is not complete until there is a feedback, acknowledgement, or a response.

 

Types of communication

There are basically two types of communications. These are:

1.) The traditional methods of communication an

2.) The modern methods of communication

The traditional methods of communication involves the use of locally made materials such as gong, drum, Town-crier and burning fires. But these methods were slow and not reliable.

The modern methods of communication involves the use of electronic means of communication through electronic device such as telephone, television, radio, computer, etc. These processes involves the use of e-mail, mass communication as well as print media.

 

G. S. M., simply means Global System Mobile. It has become a turning point in the Nigeria’s communication industry in August, 2001.

Review questions are as follows:

1.) ______________________ is the process of passing information from one person to another

2.) _______________________ makes communication process complete.

3.) List five example of modern communication devices.



4.) Mention three examples of traditional communication gadgets used in olden days.

_____________, ______________, _____________.

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