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BODY LANGUAGE. CULTURAL DIFFERENCES of Body Language Lesson Review Same body language, different meanings

Jan 11, 2016



  • Lesson ReviewSame body language, different meanings

  • Task 1: Describe their body languageTask 2: Guess where they come from

  • Shake HandsBowKiss on the CheeksHugTouch the NoseHold Palms TogetherMost countries(China, Britain, the US)Korea, JapanEurope(France, Italy, Spain)South America(Brazil, Argentina)New Zealand, the Middle EastThailand, India

    Countries/AreasWays of Greeting

  • T: Speak a country nameSs: Act out its way of greeting

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  • Please prepare for an oral report on Cultural Differences of Body Language.

  • THE STEEPLE People who are confident, superior types often use this gesture and, by doing so, signal their confident attitude.Confident he hasthe right answers

  • HAND SUPPORTMiddle managers often use this gesture to feign interest to the company president who is giving a dull, boring speech.Having negative thoughts: He's heard enough or is not impressed Interested evaluation the head supports itself andthe hand rests on the cheek

  • THUMB DISPLAYSThumb displays revealing confident, authoritative attitudes

  • CHIN STROKINGThis Chin Stroke is the signal that the listener is going through the decision-making process.Making a decision

  • LEAN FORWARDThey are interested in what youre saying.

  • CROSSED-ARMS-ON-CHESTWhen a listener folds his arms, he has negative thoughts about the speaker, and pay little attention to what's being said.Comfortable but others will think you're not approachable.

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