Communication Worksheet for Youth


Communication is the mutual interaction among two or more individuals. Communication allows you to understand others and to be understood.

Communication skills are essential for young people to survive, thrive and grow.

Practising good communication helps young people to socialise, meet new people, make friends, maintain existing friendships and develop positive relationships with other people socially and professionally.

What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?

Communication theory states that all living things that exist on the planet communicate, however, the way we communicate is different.

The communication theory framework examines communication through different viewpoints;

  • Mechanistic

Communication is simply the transmission of information from the first party to the second party.

  • Psychological

Communication is not only the flow of information from the sender to the receiver but the thoughts, feelings and emotions the sender tries to convey to the receiver.

  • Social

Communication occurs as a result of the interaction between the sender and the receiver.

  • Systemic

Communication is created when individuals interpret information in their own understanding and draw their own conclusion.

  • Critical

Communication occurs when individuals express their power and authority among other individuals.

How Will This Worksheet Help You?

The way you communicate has a big impact on your ability to get along with people and get things that you want. Open and honest communication is important amongst the youth for building long-lasting and healthy relationships.

This worksheet will help you become an effective communicator so that you can be in a position to understand others and be understood.

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

This worksheet is a self-evaluation kit to learn how to communicate effectively and break communication barriers.

This worksheet can also be used to build open and positive relationships.

Communication Worksheet for Youth


  1. What does having good communication mean to you?
  1. Identify ways in which you can practise good oral communication.
  1. Identify ways in which you practise good writing communication.
  1. How can you improve your critical thinking skills?
  1. Identify ways in which you practice active listening when communicating with others.
  1. Aggressive communication: expressed as a forceful and hostile manner of communication.

Identify different ways in which you can avoid this kind of communication.

  1. Passive communication: involves putting your needs last by not expressing your thoughts and feelings when required to.

Identify ways you can learn to express your feelings and thoughts when communicating with others.

  1. Passive-aggressive communication: this type of communication looks passive on the outside but, indirectly uses aggressive communication in a subtle or indirect way.

Identify different ways in which you can learn to be upfront and honest with people in a respectful way.

  1. Assertive communication: this is expressing what you think, how you feel, and what you want, without demeaning others. This is the type of communication that maintains a good relationship.

Identify different ways in which you can practice being an assertive communicator.

  1. Identify ways in which your communication can be:
  1. What techniques will you learn or engage in to improve your communication?

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