LIFEPAC Essentials of Communication Set is designed to show students how to successfully interact with others in personal, professional, and public settings. Students will learn about communication theories, characteristics of language, interpersonal relationships, group dynamics, and public speaking. Units contain practical application exercises that allow students to practice new skills learned. for example, students may write a speech and present it, conduct interviews, or attend local community meetings to practice and observe communication. Designed for students at the high school level, this course aims to equip students with knowledge that enables them to reach personal and professional goals, develop relationships, fulfill social obligations, and strengthen their sense of self. INCLUDES 5 WORKTEXTS and a TEACHER's GUIDE. Includes five units titled: Communication Foundations, Language Characteristics, Interpersonal Relationships, Understanding Groups, and Presenting and Interpreting Public Messages.