Presentation on theme: "The Eyes Have It. When I speak to people, I make eye contact. When I speak to people, I face them. When I listen to people, I make eye contact."— Presentation transcript:
The Eyes Have It
When I speak to people, I make eye contact. When I speak to people, I face them. When I listen to people, I make eye contact.
Are these two people practicing good eye contact?
Are these people practicing good eye contact?
Respected Appreciated Admired Grateful Interesting Well-liked How does she feel? How does he feel?
Worried Uncomfortable Bored How does he feel? Disrespected
True or False You should start talking BEFORE you make eye contact with someone. BUT: If you do not wish to speak with someone, avoid making eye contact. False
True or False Staring at someone could be threatening and can make people feel uncomfortable. TRUE In most conversations, the listener and the speaker don’t stare at each other.
True or False You should remove your sunglasses when you are speaking with someone indoors. TRUE
Eye Contact Hints: Count from 1-7 seconds, and then look slightly away. Perhaps move your eye gaze from the speakers/listeners forehead to their eyes. 1 2 3 5 4 6 7
Eye Contact Hints: When you speak to a small group of people (2 or more), glance at each person often enough to let each of them know that you’re speaking with the entire group.
I learned the differences between good eye contact and bad eye contact. How people feel when you use good eye contact and how people feel when you use bad eye contact. Anything else? What did I learn from this activity?