This posting uses research to articulate unique patterns associated with Latino or Hispanic speech and communication styles.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 6:34 pm ad1c9bdddf
Hispanic and Latino communication styles embody distinct features. Greetings denote an important part of communication. In addition to traditional smiles and handshakes, Hispanic and Latino communications also express more intimate greetings than other cultures employ. Men and women often exchange a light kiss on the right cheek; men and other men generally hug.
In addition to greetings, terms of respect are also used. For example, "Usted" is used when addressing someone who holds a position of respect or someone unfamiliar. Terms of respect such as "Señor," "Señora," ...
Latino and Hispanic Communication Styles are explained.