1. Read: “Scientology: Making the World a Better Place.”
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2. Read: the introduction on page 2.
3. Read: the article “What is Communication?”
What is communication?
5. Assignment Description:
Look around and observe examples of the different parts of communication; note which parts are used and not used in conversations you observe (including intention, attention, duplication, understanding and whether the people involved are factually being source-point or receipt-point). Continue to observe communications around you until you can easily identify the various parts of communication and identify any parts which are absent or not being used correctly.
6. Read: the article “Factors of Communication.”
How do intention and attention relate to successful communication?
8. Assignment Description:
Notice acknowledgments in communication. Observe two people talking, and pay particular attention to the use of acknowledgment by each person. Note any lack of acknowledgment as well. What differences do you observe in communication when acknowledgment is present compared to when it is not present?
What is duplication and why is it important in communication?
What is the cycle of communication?
How does acknowledgment apply to the cycle of communication?
12. Read: the article “Two-way Communication.”
What is two-way communication?
14. Assignment Description:
Observe two-way communication between two people in your immediate environment. Note whether the communication is smooth or not, and observe the different elements of good communication or their absence. Observe other two-way communication cycles, repeating this same exercise.
15. Read: the article “Communication Training Drills.”
What are TRs and how do they relate to communication?
17. Read: the article “Coaching.”
What is a coach?
19. Assignment Description: Do each of the TRs. Work with another person as your partner and do the drills, beginning with Number: TR 0 Be There. Do each drill exactly as stated in the booklet with the proper use of coaching, until you and your partner both complete each drill to a pass.
Before you begin Number: TR 1, obtain a copy of the book "Alice in Wonderland" as you will need it to do this drill and some of the later drills.
Number: TR 0 Be There
Number: TR 0 Confronting
Number: TR 0 Bullbait
Number: TR 1
Number: TR 2
Number: TR 2 ½
Number: TR 3
20. Read: Number: TR 4
Why is it important to be able to handle originations?