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Introduction - Macro Skills

Introduction - Macro Skills

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Exposition about the four Macro Skills and applications in theWorkplace
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Sarmiento, Chermilyn J. C#312007106244 MAS-4ENG13-A10 (7:30-9:00 AM)
Introduction of Macro Skills
In learning, there are four macro skills that we must deal with in order tocommunicate effectively. Macro skills refer to the primary, key, main, and largest skillset relative to a particular context. It is commonly referred to in English language. Thefour macro skills are reading, listening, writing, and speaking. Each skill has its reasonsof why we should be knowledgeable on how to communicate using the four macro skills.These skills are essential for communicating. It is tough to study a balance of thefour macro skills which are writing, reading, writing, and listening. Being good at onlyone of these communicative skills will not help us smooth away the difficulties incommunicating. With these four macro skills, it can make a big difference in your workplace in social situations and personal achievements. Learning and consistently seekingto improve these macro skills are important for effective communication and to besuccessful in many different perspectives.Ideas, emotions, opinions and feelings need to be conveyed in different mannersand in a variety of ways. To know when to use which macro skill to acquire, access,encounter, and evaluate information and ideas is a higher order of thinking skill that canbe learned over time with much practice and strategies.In each skill, it is equally vital as each is related. These can be divided intoreceptive; reading and listening, and productive skills which are speaking and writing.Within each skill, there are sub skills, for example, in writing there are specific
information, there is reading for the main or essential part of a matter. In listening, onemust be attentive and active to follow instructions.People with good communication skills are better to use them creatively andresponsibly and to evaluate its worth. Without having communication, we would never be done as far as what we have today. Everyday is learning opportunity. The four macroskills is in our everyday life.
Speaking is the direct and useful form of communicating. This is one of the mainmacro forms of communication as it is physically interacting with another personthrough a certain language. To speak helps us to communicate our thoughts, ideas,suggestions, comments, etc in the most natural and reliable way without much distortionof information. It requires resources that are naturally available to every living thing bynature.Communication is very important to have fair and justified decisions and variouslevels of society, governance, and information sharing growth. Speaking, being the mostimportant, reliable and easy means of communication derives its importance in thatmanner.In speaking, one needs not only to learn its vocabulary and grammar, but alsothe context in which words are being used. It is a vocalization of human communication.Being able to express and iterate an idea, a concept, or an opinion through speech or speaking is essential in the communicative process. Being able to create relativity onwhat we are thinking in effective and direct manners which allows us to communicate

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