3 A review of body language stopHappyOk! Or zeroShake hands
4 Different feelings of the baby happysadfrightenedangrysurprisedcurious
5 Feelings and action 1. You are welcome. 2. I am worried MeaningAction1. You are welcome.1.2. I am worried2.3. I ate too much!3.4. I am sorry that I did something wrong.4.5. I’m so happy!5.6. I don’t agree.6.A smile and a handshake●Twisting hands together or holding headPatting or rubbing stomachHanging headSmiling, arms open and head backShaking head
6 What is body language?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.
7 Discussion What’s the purpose of language? To communicate with others To tell and express our thoughts,feelings, reactions etc.
8 Discussion How can you communicate with someone if you cannot speak? Give an example.I can use body language tocommunicate with someone.For example, if I’m angry, I mightturn away and not talk to others.If I’m happy to see someone, Imight smile and hold out myhand or open my arms.
9 DiscussionThere are many different ways to greetsomeone using words. How many ways can youthink of to greet someone if you CANNOTspeak? 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 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? CountryMr. GarciaBritainMr. CookA JapaneseJapanJordanMadame CoulonYouColumbiaJulia SmithCanadaAhmed AzizFranceChina
13 Fast-readingDoes 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.
14 Main ideaPara 1-2You are going to meet business people from several countries.Para 3Not all cultures greet each other the same way.Para 4Para 5Para 6A conclusion of the passage.
15 Careful reading (example) ( Read para1-2 Find out the answers to the questions)1 Who will be present at the meeting?2 Why are people visiting China?3 what does the word mistake mean?people from different countriespeople presentlocal businessmenPara.1-2(example)people representing the Chinese governmentpurposeinterestmistakesPeople from different countries misunderstand each other.
16 Read Para 3-6 again and decide whether the statement is true or false Only Australia and central America are not represented by the visitors ( )Not all cultures greet each other the same way, so people everywhere act the same. ( )Julia Smith is surprised because Mr. Garcia touches her shoulder and kisses her ( )French people will often bow and kiss people they know on both cheeks ( )The main character is female. ( )FPara. 3-6(variety)FTFF
17 Detailed - Reading Ways to greet each Country/AreaWays to greet eachBritainCanadaJapanSpain, Italy, SouthAmericansFranceMiddle East, someMuslim countriesShake hands. Do not stand very close to others or touch strangers as soon as they meetShake 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: He approaches Ms Smith by _______ ______ _________ and _______ her on the ________.Mr. GarciatouchingherfromThe first mistakeshoulderkissing(Columbia )cheekShe ______ ________ appearing _________ and take a few steps _______ ______ Mr. Garcia.stepped backJulia Smithsurprisedfrom(Britain)away from
19 He ________ to Mr. Cook and his nose _________ Mr He ________ to Mr. Cook and his nose _________ Mr. Cook’s _______ ________.boweda JapanesetouchedThe second mistakemovinghandHe ________ ________ _______ ________ to the Japanese.reachedGeorge Cookhis handfromout(Canada)
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 other’s culture in order to make good communication.
21 ComprehendingHow do different international students behave when they greet people? Complete the chart with information from the passage.
22 Check your answers name description Body language To whom Tony Garcia Man from ColombiaKiss on the cheekEveryoneJulia SmithWoman from BritainNo touchingAkira NagataMan from Japanbowing
23 Check your answers name Body language To whom George Cook descriptionBody languageTo whomGeorge CookMan from CanadaShaking handseveryoneAhmed AzizMan from JordanNoddingTo menTo womenDarlene CoulonWoman from FranceShake hands and kiss twice on each cheekPeople she knows
24 Use the passage to help you answer the following questions. Is the author of this passage male or female? How do you know?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 theJapanese man bowed just as theCanadian man started to shakehands, so one man’s nose touchedthe other man’s hand.
25 Who seemed to prefer to keep more physical distance from others 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 5. “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” What do you think this famous saying means?6. Do you agree with the author’s 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. 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?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.What are some situations wherebody language is the only formof communication? Why?
28 ConclusionDifferent countries have different cultures, so when people greet each other, they will have different ways. If people don’t know the cultural differences well, people may have difficulties in communicating with others throughout the world.
29 Person and countrySuitable greetingA man from ColumbiaTo a man:To a woman:A woman from BritainA man from Japansame as for a womantouches her shoulder and kisses her on the cheeknot too close, shake hands*shake hands, will get closebows*bows
30 nods shake hands *shake hands or kisses on both cheeks if known Person and countrySuitable greetingA man from CanadaTo a man:To a woman:A woman from FranceA man from the Middle East or some Muslim countriesshake hands*shake hands or kisseson both cheeks if knownshake hands, kissestwice on the cheeksame to someone she knowscomes close, shakes handsnods
31 Text retelling: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 I’m ___________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.businessdevelopmentfollowingintroducesurprisedreaches
32 touches apologize different greet stand strangers shake Japanese close It happens that Mr. Cook’s hand __________ theJapanese’s nose as he bows and they both____________So you see, people from _________ cultures maynot _______others in the same way. English peopleusually do not _______very close to others or touchthe ___________as people from Spain, Italy and SouthAmerican countries do. Most People around theworld _________hands when they meet while____________people will bow.People from Jordan stand quite ______to other menand shake hands and kiss others on the________.In a word, body language differs in differentcultures and is widely used in________________.apologizedifferentgreetstandstrangersshakeJapaneseclosecheckcommunication
33 Role PlaySituation1: 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 HomeworkSurf the internet or go to the library to search for more information about body language and present it to the class.Finish reading task in workbook, Page 66.
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