Let’s Talk About Interpersonal Communication (9781775788768)


Let’s Talk About Interpersonal Communication
Let’s Talk About Interpersonal Communication
M. Louw, F du Plooy-Cilliers
Marrianne, Franzel
Louw, du Plooy-Cilliers
Pearson Holdings South Africa
Pearson Education Southern Africa


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Building on the success of the previous three editions, the fourth edition of Let’s Talk about Interpersonal Communication is a lively, challenging and interactive communication course that is fully updated and offers new research studies and additional South African examples. The book covers all major aspects of interpersonal communication.

Features include:

  • mind maps that visually summarise each chapter
  • ‘In practice’ case studies that illustrate how principles work in everyday life
  • ‘In theory’ sections that highlight relevant communication theories for students who want to know more
  • each chapter ends with a ‘Moral of the story’, summarising the big idea in the chapter
  • additional information, web links, activities and other resources are provided by means QR codes that can be accessed through smart phones, mobile devices or through the web
  • access to Pearson’s Study On The Go mobile platform, with flash cards, outcomes, chapter summaries and MCQs for students on the move.

Elements that enhance learning include the following:

  • more examples of interpersonal communication in the workplace
  • more South African examples
  • ‘in a nutshell’ tables that summarise the content
  • cartoons that illustrate concepts in a humorous way
  • suggested test and exam application questions.

Marianne Louw has a Masters degree in Leadership and an Honours degree in Communication, and is doing her Doctorate in Interpersonal Leadership Communication. She heads the sections of Communication & Media Studies and Public Relations at Monash South Africa, a campus of the international Monash University. She also lectured at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and the Vaal Triangle University of Technology. Franzél du Plooy-Cilliers holds a Doctorate in Interpersonal Communication and is the Head of the Faculty of Applied Humanities at the Independent Institute of Education (IIE). Before joining the IIE, she headed up Communication & Media Studies at Monash South Africa and lectured at UJ for several years. She is a programme evaluator for the Council on Higher Education (CHE).

This eBook is in ePDF format, which enables you to:

  • View the entire book offline on desktop or tablet;
  • Search for and highlight text; and
  • Add and edit personal notes directly in your eBook.


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