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Character: Communication Basics DVD

Item #: 3485-DVD ISBN: 1-57175-752-X

Run time: 18 minutes
Audience: Grades 4 - 10

Closed Captioned

Join hosts Anne and Ben as they learn about the basics of communication! They speak with a communication professor and professional actors demonstrate the importance of body language and non-verbal communication. Anne and Ben discover how to communicate clearly through learning communication basics, active listening, non-verbal communication, and how we communicate online.

Teaching Materials Included


Communication Video Worksheet

“Effective verbal, non-verbal, and online communication is explained in this exceptionally well-produced program. The video and sound quality is excellent, the graphics are simple yet fun, and the music suits the program’s overall tone. This film can easily be incorporated into a class period and would be a superb choice for middle school classes.”
--School Library Journal, January 2010

"Shows very good ways to communicate with people through a real conversation with current examples such as text messages and Facebook."
--Mid-Hudson Library System, November, 2009


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