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1 Body Language 外语系 卢静 2014 微课比赛

2 Warm-up Legs/arms: I am happy. Mouth: I am unhappy.

3 What is Body Language?Bodily Speaking… Culture Vs. Body Language Improvements Outline

4 What is Body Language?

5 Body language is actions.

6 Body language is used to express yourself, and communicate ideas.

7 Body Language is… ActionsEmotionsIdeas 123

8 Body language goes with no words. language is used Channel language is not used Sender (Message) Receiver Feedback Context Silent Language


10 Eyes with/without blinking Eye contact Eyebrow, Eyes, Nose, Mouse, Smile Facial expressions Fingers, Hands, Arms Gestures Legs, Feet Postures

11 VS. Individual background and characters Culture

12 High-power

13 Low-power

14 2014.9 Culture is like an iceberg. Be careful! 1/3 visible: do’s and taboos of culture, knowledge, laws 2/3 invisible: values, tradition, experiences, behaviors

15 Interpreting body languages in different cultures from head to toes

16 HEAD -N-Nodding the head -“-“ No ” in some parts of Greece, Bulgaria, and Turkey -Tossing the head backward -“ yes ” in Thailand (泰国 ) and India

17 Eye contact *Eye contacts -Encouraged in America, Canada, Europe -Rude in most Asian countries and in Africa

18 the gesture of OK In America, means praise and promise In France, means insignificant. In India, means right. In Greece, means offensive.

19 the little finger up In China, means contempt. In Japan, means sweethearts.

20 ARMS *Some cultures, like the Italians, use the arms freely. Others, like the Japanese, are more reserved.

21 Postures In America, the stander is usually superior to the sitter in position, age, or status. However, the situation is just the opposite in China. The seniors usually assume a sitting posture and are in a dominant position.

22 LEGS AND FEET *In Asia, do not point with your toes. *Sitting cross-legged, while common in North America and some European countries, is very impolite in other parts of the world.

23 Some gestures are universal The gesturesMeanings Shaking hands“Welcome.” Moving the hand in circles over the stomach after a meal “I am full.” Patting one’s stomach before a meal “I am hungry.” SmileBe happy, kind, friendly and so on

24 Tips for improving Body Language: SOFTEN Build a close relationship with the guests within 5 seconds.  S=Smile 微笑  O=Open Body Language 开放式肢体语言  F=Forward Lean 身子前倾  T=Tidy 整洁  E=Eye contact 眼神接触  N=Nod 点头 五秒钟内和客人拉近距离。

25 Quiz ( ) I don’t know. ( ) I love you. ( ) We’re quarrelling. ( ) No! I don’t agree! ( ) We are cheerful!

26 Further Testing

27 Make a table, list the different body language in different countries we’ve learnt today and compare them. Homework

28 Thanks for Watching 谢谢观看

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