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Unit 4 Body language -----Reading
Teaching aim Get to know what is body language Cultural differences & intercultural communication
Word revision : a particular area in which you live speak or act for another person or group move nearer to someone very large or important tell what you think wanting to know about something not limited to one part probably do something prevent something bad from happening local (area) represent approach major express curious general likely to (do something) avoid
Warming up happy sad curious shy
scaredangry surprised sad proud Facial Expressions
Acting & Guessing Happy look down upon sb angry worried eat too much I’m sorry I did something wrong. Body language
Communication : No problem? Reading passage:
Fast reading : After your listening, decide how many parts the passage can be divided into, and find out the main idea of each part. _______________ People from different countries express greetings in different ways. ____________ Meet the visitors at the airport ____________ the reason why body languages are different Part 2(para2345) Part 1(para1) Part 3(para6)
Intensive reading Part 1 people present purpose businessmen from foreign countries local businessmen people representing the Chinese government interested 1. Who will be present at the meeting? 2. Why are people visiting China? meet
Mr Garcia (Columbia) Julia Smith (Britain) Visitor (Japan) George Cook (Canada) Madame Coulon (France) Part 2 I Match the people with their way of greeting. shakes hands and kisses others twice on each cheek bows shakes hands approaches others closely and touches their shoulder and kisses them on the cheek does not stand very close to others or touch strangers
Part2 Part 2 II Decide whether the statements are true or false. 1Australia and central America are represented by the visitors. ( ) 2Not all cultures greet each other the same way. ( ) 3You move back a bit because Ahmed Aziz wants to kiss you. ( ) 4French people will often bow and kiss people they know on both cheeks. ( ) 5The main character is male. ( ) F T F F T variety
Part 3 Discussion How can we understand “None of these actions is either good or bad”? When in Rome, do as the Romans do. They are simply the ways in which cultures have developed
Question time Do you have any difficulty?
1.They will be meeting at a major hotel with local business people and people who represent the Chinese government. 2.Four people enter looking around in a curios way. 3.You do not want to disappoint your boss, and this is an exciting experience for you,… 4.You see her step back appearing surprised, and take a few steps away from Mr. Garcia. 5.Not all cultures greet each other the same way, nor are they comfortable touching strangers or being too close or too far away.
1.They will be meeting at a major hotel with local business people and people who represent the Chinese government. 他们将在一家大饭店同当地的商务人员和中国政府官员会 晤。 will / shall be doing 预料将要发生的动作 When will you be visiting us again? I shall be going abroad soon. 2.Four people enter looking around in a curios way. 有四个人走了进来，好奇的四处张望。 looking around 作伴随状语
3.You do not want to disappoint your boss, and this is an exciting experience for you,… 你不想让你的老板失望，况且这对你来说是一个令人兴 奋的经历，于是你站在一旁，观看着、倾听着。 disappoint sb disappointed disappointing He felt disappointed at the disappointing result of the game. 4.You see her step back appearing surprised, and take a few steps away from Mr Garcia. 你看到她吃惊的往后退，离开加西亚先生几步远。 appearing surprised 作伴随状语
5. Not all cultures greet each other the same way, nor are they comfortable touching strangers or being too close or too far away. 各种文化背景下的人相互问候的方式不尽相同，触摸陌生 人、彼此靠得太近或距离太远，都会使他们不舒服。 not --- nor 即不 又不 not all 连用 构成部分否定 nor / neither 否定副词，常置于句首，此时 句子要倒装，即助动词 / 系动词 / 情态动词放在 主语之前. I don’t like her, nor/neither does Lily. I am not a nurse, nor/ neither is Lily.
Body language varies from culture to culture. Not all members of all cultures behave the same way. We should try to grasp and respect each other’s culture in order to make good communication. Summary
Homework 1 Have a dictation 2 Recite para1 and para2