Communication comes in very many different
forms. Communication is the way that people relay messages
to each other. It is used many times to bridge the gap
between different cultures. There are many ways of
communicating whether it be hand gestures to convey our
thoughts, body gestures, or speaking to one another
One of these ways is sign language. There
are many reasons people use sign language. Whether you are
limited in your hearing and need a way to communicate, or
need to relay a message to someone in an emergency that
can not speak or maybe, even to warn someone of something.
Sign language can speak volumes in a variety of ways
throughout the world as a means of communication. At
first, sign language began as a means to teach the deaf to
communicate in 1775 Abbe Charles Michel de L' Epee founded
the first free school for the deaf in Paris France.
taught the deaf how to communicate through a variety of
gestures, hand signs and finger spelling. Eventually
speech reading was spread world wide. As a result, sign
language has not only been used for the deaf, but also,
for those who can not speak the same language, as well as
for individuals with speech problems.
The next type of
communication is body language. We use body language to
show that we are happy, sad, angry, surprised or scared.
For example, we use body gestures such as bowing, facial
expressions, hand signals, and the lift of the brow to
relay our thoughts or feelings. People use body language
for a variety of reasons. Mainly to express their
emotions. As with other types of communications, body
language can be misunderstood because it is non-verbal and
can cause many arguments. On the other hand, it can...