Despite the fact that the world is becoming more and more of a global village because of globalisation and advances in communication technologies, the difficulty of communicating across cultures is still a problem faced by people everywhere. When considering potential obstacles to effective global communication, the most immediate and obvious obstacle is language. When communicating, both the sender and the receiver of a message need to be able to distinguish between the parts of an interaction that are shared throughout cultures and the parts that are unique to each. Therefore, the study of intercultural communication should place emphasis on both cultural studies and communication studies. Nonverbal cues, or "the silent language," are often disregarded despite their greater significance in communication. The unsaid signs provided by our body can convey to our opponent whether or not we are being truthful, whether or not we are interested in the things they are speaking about, and whether or not we're listening carefully to what they have to say to us. Thus, being able to comprehend these nonverbal cues will be of great assistance to us in correctly identifying the messages that are being conveyed. The purpose of this article was to investigate the elements that contribute to the existence of nonverbal barriers while communicating between cultures.
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Shreemayee Pati, Sthitaprajna. Effects of the Silent Language Barriers on Intercultural Communication. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2022; 13(4):233-1. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2022.00036
Shreemayee Pati, Sthitaprajna. Effects of the Silent Language Barriers on Intercultural Communication. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2022; 13(4):233-1. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2022.00036 Available on: https://www.rjhssonline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-13-4-2
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