Social Pragmatics

Ability to:

  • “Read the room.”
  • Notice and correctly interpret other people’s non-verbal communication (gestures, body position, facial expression, tone of voice).
  • Modulate one’s own nonverbal communication.
  • Initiate, join, and maintain conversation. Listen.
  • Use humor and sarcasm appropriately; understand other people’s use of sarcasm and humor.