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2. Guessing game: frown lean thumb handshake bow fist anger make a face hold up 3. Pre-reading Clapping ones handswelcome What do you think about the following body language? 4. A hug FRIENDS 5. worried, frown angry, fist 6. tired excited 7. eye contact EXERCISE A. I dislike you. B. I hate you. C. I notice you. 8. roll ones eyes A. Im interested in it. B. I dont believe it. C. I know it. 9. shrug A. I dont know. B. I agree. C. Im happy. 10. GESTURESBY HANDS 11. What isbody language?

  • Body language is the movements or positions of our body. We use them to show other people what we are thinking about and how we are feeling.

12. What does the gesture for OK mean in different countries? BODY TALK Listening: It means money in Japan. It means zero in France. It means rude in Brazil & German. 13. Para 1: Para 2: Para 3: Para 4-5 : Different gestures to communicate the same idea Some universal gestures Introduction to body languageDifferent interpretations of the same gesture Scanning: 14. Reading

  • Do people express their thoughts and opinions and communicate withothers only by words? What other ways can be used?

words our expressions body movements (Para 1.) 15. 2.Sometimes we say one thing but our body language sayssomething different. Why does this happen ? Can you think of examples? Body language varies from culture to culture. It means great or good job in the USA. It means rudein Nigeria. It means No.1 in German & Japan. (Para 2.) 16. 3. In what countries does shaking ones head means yes ? In Bulgaria parts of Greece In Iran (Para 3.) 17. ( Para 4-5)4. If a person is hungry , perhaps he will_____. A. press his palms together B. rest his head on the back of his hand. C. rub his stomach before a meal D. rub his stomach after a meal c 18. ( Para 4-5)5. What does the word down meanin the last sentence ? A. from a higher place to a lower placeB. from an earlier time to a later time C. from an inland place to the coast D. ( being ) beaten in the struggle oflife D 19. 6. Which of the following can serve as the topic sentence of the passage ? A.Body language differs from culturetoculture. B.People send messages not only bywords. C.Body language is important in our dailylife. D.Smile plays an important part in ourlife. A Scanning 20. 7.Form the text we can conclude that _____. A. we should use body language asoften as possible. B. we should be careful about bodylanguage. C. we should never use body language. D. body language is more importantthan words. B Reading: 21. the mysterious and ever-lasting smile the charming and unforgettable smile smile 22. How is body language different fromspoken language ? what do they have in common ? Discussionexpress our thoughts and opinions communicate with other people knowdirect meaning by wordsbody language cant express complexthoughts, opinions and views 23. What can you learn from this passage? 24. When in Rome, do as the Romans do 25. grammar The ing form --- used as Subject, Object and Predicative In many countries, shaking ones head means no and nodding means yes. We can learn a lot about what a person is thinking by watching his or her body language. A way of saying I am hungryis patting the stomach before a meal. 26.

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  • Write a short paragraph about the difference beteen the body language of China and other countries.

Homework 27. Thankyou .