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Jan 15, 2016
speakingringingwritingtypingSpoken languageWritten languageBody languageWays of communicatingwelcome gesturing
Different gestures to communicate the same ideaIntroduction to body language Different interpretations of the same gesture PART APART BPART C
handshake babykiss hugshake nodbow kiss your hand to sb.
Body languageBody language is the movements or positions of our body. We use them to show other people what we are thinking about and how we are feeling. If you attend a formal party or an informal party, then your body language can express different information.
Dunno ( ) !Im shocked/scared/frightened
I dont know
sad / depressed / helplesshappy
anger fear joy sorrow contempt surprisedisgust
*In Thailand never cross legsThe sole of the foot is the furthest part from heaven and the least sacred. To show the bottom of the foot to someone is to show disrespect
10happy Smiling in Japan is strongly associated with nervousness, social discomfort, or sorrow
It means money in Japan.It means zero in France.It means rude in Brazil & German.
*V-for victory in US is obscene in some European countries
thumbs up great / good job[China,USA] rude [Nigeria] the number one[Germany,Japan]
Moving the index finger in a circle in front of the ear USA Moving the index finger in a circle from side to side China
CrazyI dont knowShrugging ones shouldersUSAShaking the headChina
Come hereGood luckNo such a gestureChinaMoving the index finger forwards and backwards. USAMoving ones hand up and down with the palm facing down. ChinaCross the fingersUSA
Incredible. I cant believe it open ones eyes and mouth wide. ChinaRolling ones eyes. USA
animals body languageWhats this?Im tired!
I am scaredI am alert
I am very happyI am angry
Life is great
Happy & angry