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3 stop Shake hands Happy Ok! Or zero

4 Different feelings of the baby happy sad frightened angrysurprisedcurious

5 MeaningAction 1. You are welcome. 1. 2. I am worried 2. 3. I ate too much! 3. 4. I am sorry that I did something wrong. 4. 5. Im so happy!5. 6. I dont agree.6. Feelings and action A smile and a handshake Twisting hands together or holding head Patting or rubbing stomach Hanging head Smiling, arms open and head back Shaking head

6 Body Language is a form of non-verbal communication. It uses movements or positions of our body to show other people what we are thinking or feeling. It includes body movements, facial expressions, gestures, posture, speaking distance and other non-verbal signals. What is body language?

7 Whats the purpose of language? To communicate with others To tell and express our thoughts, feelings, reactions etc.

8 How can you communicate with someone if you cannot speak? Give an example. I can use body language to communicate with someone. For example, if Im angry, I might turn away and not talk to others. If Im happy to see someone, I might smile and hold out my hand or open my arms.

9 There are many different ways to greet someone using words. How many ways can you think of to greet someone if you CANNOT speak? Share your ideas with your partner. Ways to greet someone without words: smile, wave, shake hands, hug, kiss, etc.


11 Look at the title and picture of the passage. Predict what you think the topic will be. Then skim the passage and check to see if your prediction was right.

12 Scanning Find the characters and where they are from? CharacterCountry Mr. Garcia Britain Mr. Cook A JapaneseJapan Jordan Madame Coulon You Julia Smith Columbia Canada Ahmed Aziz France China

13 Does body language stay the same in different countries /cultures ? Why? No. Body language varies from culture to culture. (conclusion) Because cultures have developed in different ways. Fast-reading

14 You are going to meet business people from several countries. Not all cultures greet each other the same way. A conclusion of the passage. Para 3 Para 5 Para 6 Para 1-2 Para 4 Main idea

15 ( Read para1-2 Find out the answers to the questions) Para.1-2 (example) people present purpose people from different countries local businessmen people representing the Chinese government interest 1 Who will be present at the meeting? 2 Why are people visiting China? 3 what does the word mistake mean? mistakes People from different countries misunderstand each other. Careful reading

16 Para. 3-6 (variety ) Read Para 3-6 again and decide whether the statement is true or false 1Only Australia and central America are not represented by the visitors. ( ) 2Not all cultures greet each other the same way, so people everywhere act the same. ( ) 3Julia Smith is surprised because Mr. Garcia touches her shoulder and kisses her. ( ) 4French people will often bow and kiss people they know on both cheeks. ( ) 5The main character is female. ( ) F F T F F

17 Country/Area Ways to greet each Britain Canada Japan Spain, Italy, South Americans France Middle East, some Muslim countries Shake hands. Do not stand very close to others or touch strangers as soon as they meet Shake hands. Bow. Approach others closely and are more likely to touch them. Shake hands and kiss each other twice on each cheek. Shake hands and stand quite close to other men. Nods to women and do not shake hands with them

18 Find out the two mistakes the writer found in the airport: Mr. Garcia Julia Smith The first mistake from (Columbia ) (Britain) He approaches Ms Smith by _______ ______ _________ and _______ her on the ________. She ______ ________ appearing _________ and take a few steps _______ ______ Mr. Garcia. shoulder touching her kissing cheek stepped back surprised away from

19 The second mistake a Japanese George Cook from (Canada) He ________ ________ _______ ________ to the Japanese. He ________ to Mr. Cook and his nose _________ Mr. Cooks _______ ________. bowed touched moving hand reached his hand out

20 Read the last paragraph and have a discussion : What does the following sentence mean? what can we learn from the whole passage? None of these actions is either good or bad. Body language varies from culture to culture. Not all members of all cultures behave the same way. We should try to master and respect each others culture in order to make good communication.

21 How do different international students behave when they greet people? Complete the chart with information from the passage. Comprehending

22 namedescript ion Body language To whom Tony Garcia Man from Colombia Kiss on the cheek Everyone Julia Smith Woman from Britain No touchingEveryone Akira Nagata Man from Japan bowingEveryone Check your answers

23 name description Body language To whom George Cook Man from Canada Shaking handseveryone Ahmed Aziz Man from Jordan Shaking hands Nodding To men To women Darlene Coulon Woman from France Shake hands and kiss twice on each cheek People she knows Check your answers

24 Use the passage to help you answer the following questions. 1.Is the author of this passage male or female? How do you know? 2.What were the two mistakes that the author noticed? The author is male. Ahmed Aziz will not shake hands with women, but he shakes hands with the author. He noticed that the Colombian man kissed the British woman, but in her culture, a kiss from a stranger is not acceptable. He also noticed that the Japanese man bowed just as the Canadian man started to shake hands, so one mans nose touched the other mans hand.

25 3.Who seemed to prefer to keep more physical distance from others? Who seemed to prefer closer physical distance? 4. Did any students have similar greeting customs? If so, which ones? The British woman, Julia, and probably the Canadian man, George, seemed to prefer to keep more physical distance from others. The Colombian man, Tony, and the Jordanian man, Ahmed, seemed to prefer closer physical distance. Yes. Tony from Colombia and Darlene from France bad a similar greeting custom – a kiss. George from Canada and Ahmed from Jordan also had a similar greeting custom – a handshake, but Ahmed shakes hands only with men.

26 5. When in Rome, do as the Romans do. What do you think this famous saying means? 6. Do you agree with the authors statement that body language is not good or bad? Why or why not? This saying means that when we are in a certain place, we should follow the customs of the people who live in that place, not our own customs. Give your own opinions.

27 Work in groups of four. Read the following questions and then choose one to discuss together. 1.If you meet a foreigner who comes up close to you to talk, what countries might he be from? How can you show him that you are uncomfortable with that? 2.If a girl in shorts goes into a Muslim house and a man takes her outside pointing at her shoes and shorts, what should she do? Guess why he is so particular. 3.What are some situations where body language is the only form of communication? Why?

28 Different countries have different cultures, so when people greet each other, they will have different ways. If people dont know the cultural differences well, people may have difficulties in communicating with others throughout the world.

29 Person and country Suitable greeting A man from Columbia To a man: To a woman: A woman from Britain To a man: To a woman: A man from Japan To a man: To a woman: same as for a woman touches her shoulder and kisses her on the cheek not too close, shake hands *shake hands, will get close bows *bows

30 Person and countrySuitable greeting A man from CanadaTo a man: To a woman: A woman from France To a man: To a woman: A man from the Middle East or some Muslim countries To a man: To a woman: shake hands *shake hands or kisses shake hands, kisses same to someone she knows comes close, shakes hands nods on both cheeks if known twice on the cheek

31 My boss has sent me to Pudong Airport to meet some _________people from many parts of the world, who are interested in the __________of the economy in China. The first one to arrive is Mr. Garcia from Columbia with Julia Smith, a British lady, __________ behind closely. I ___________them to each other and Im ___________to see Mr. Garcia come up to Ms Smith. Just then, in comes a visitor from Japan, smiling at the time when the Canadian, Gorge Cook __________out his hand to him. business development followingintroduce surprised reaches Text retelling:

32 It happens that Mr. Cooks hand __________ the Japaneses nose as he bows and they both____________ So you see, people from _________ cultures may not _______others in the same way. English people usually do not _______very close to others or touch the ___________as people from Spain, Italy and South American countries do. Most People around the world _________hands when they meet while ____________people will bow. People from Jordan stand quite ______to other men and shake hands and kiss others on the________. In a word, body language differs in different cultures and is widely used in________________. touches apologize different greet stand strangers shake Japanese close check communication

33 Situation1: Mr. Garcia (Columbia, South America) meet Julia Smith (Britain, Europe) Situation2: George Cook (Canada, North America) meet Japanese (East Asia) Situation3: Chinese (East Asia) meet Ahmed Aziz (Jordan, West Asia) Situation4: Madame Coulon (France, West Europe) meet Mr. Garcia (Columbia, South America )

34 1.Surf the internet or go to the library to search for more information about body language and present it to the class. 2.Finish reading task in workbook, Page 66. Homework

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