1. Acquiring effective professional communication skills is very important. Identify one skill that is very important, and explain its importance in your career.

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

2. How can assessing a receiver’s knowledge help the sender overcome word choice as a communication barrier? Provide examples to support your viewpoint.

Your response should be at least 300 words in length.

3. Although John and Manuel are separated by several other desks and employees, they occasionally make eye contact, tap the face of their watch, hold up a cell phone, and, around noon, one will signal with his right hand toward an exit by which both leave for lunch. Discuss their communication relationship. What is good about their communication? What problems might arise?