Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks from 26 to 30
A certain relationship cannot exist without communication. A healthy relationship does not exist without effective communication. (26) ______________ effective communication we create the characteristics of healthy relationships, such as trust, openness, and intimacy. We need effective communication to resolve conflicts, solve problems, and make decisions that contribute to the strength of a relationship. While patterns of communication may vary according to our personal style and family and cultural background, being able to (27) ______________ our values, opinions, feelings, and dreams are important in any meaningful relationship. Everything we know about ourselves and others can only be processed through some form of communication. Effective communication is a shared responsibility that involves both sending and receiving messages. Strategy for effective communication involves verbal skills, active listening, and the ability to resolve problems or issues.
Communication in relationships is one of the most (28) ______________ and strategic activities of human beings. It often takes place at an emotional level as we disclose our likes and dislikes, our opinions and suggestions, and our wants and needs. This intimate form of communication is best done face to face when each person is able to use the full range of verbal and non¬verbal nuances of communication (29) ______________ a message is delivered clearly and received without misunderstandings. We establish our communication skills by observing and imitating others around us. It is, therefore, important to (30) ______________ students with many opportunities to practise effective communication strategies.
Correct answer: GET
The answer is NO
“Through effective communication we create the characteristics of healthy relationships, such as trust, openness, and intimacy.”
Through effective communication, we create the characteristics of healthy relationships, such as trust, openness, and intimacy.