Body Language & Non-verbal Communication
大连育明高中 外语组 王刚
Not only __but also __can make us __by others.
( words, body language, understood)
1.How do you communicate the following with your body language?
Thank you! Money. I don’t know. I am tired! I am strong!
2.What does the body language say about the person you are talking with?
Touching one’s stomach Cupping one’s ear Waving one’s arms Shaking one’s fist Making a face
WHAT IS BODY LANGUAGE?
What is body language?
Definition for Body Language
One form of communication without using words
Facial Gesture expression
“When in Rome, do as the Romans do.”
How is he feeling?
Puzzled Confused I don’t know what to do.
I can’t believe she said that! That is so unfair.
I’ve lost my wallet!
I got an A in math!
It’s been a long day. I can’t keep my eyes open.
? What do the gestures mean?
Look at these gestures
Japan money France Zero Brazil & Germany rude US Great & good job Nigeria rude Germany & Japan Number one
? What do the postures mean?
I don’t know.
I’m angry! I’m discouraged!
Listen and watch
True or False
1. Nodding the head means agreement , while shaking it means disagreement in every ___ country.(F ) _______________ 2. Men in English speaking countries kiss each other when they meet in the street. ( F ) 3. French people are always ____ waving hands to each other in the office every morning. ( F ) 4. If you touch an Englishman by accident in the street, you should say “sorry”. ( T ) 5. Americans touch ___ more times than Frenchmen according to the survey.( F) 6. People in Asian countries are not allowed to touch the head of other people.( T )
If a Japanese & a Frenchman meet in the street, what will happen?
What about an Arab & an Englishman?
Cool smile Lovely smile
Pleased smile Successful smile Funny smile
Think of a situation in which you communicate with a smile.
Function of Smile
★Help us get through difficult situation ★ Find friends in a world of strangers ★ Open doors and tear down walls ★ Express almost any emotion