Interpersonal communication dating
Skill is having the ability to apply that behavior in the given context.
Interpersonal communication is not just about what is actually said - the language used - but it is said and the non-verbal messages sent through tone of voice, facial expressions, gestures and body language.
See our pages: Verbal Communication and Non-Verbal Communication for more information.
The component model has been used as the basis for many other models of competence because of its breadth.
The model can be easily applied to the criteria of effectiveness and appropriateness that make up a competent communicator.
Specifically there is a new focus on this idea of competence that is concerned with how the dyad creates competency rather than the focus on the individual competency.