Boys and Girls Competition
Acting and Guessing
One do the action and the other speak out the meaning of the action.
?swim ?play basketball<
?Be quiet. ?Come here!
What is Body Language?
One form of communication without using any words.
I love you !
Eye contact ( touch)
surprise anger fear happy sorrow disgust contempt 厌恶 轻视 恐惧 悲伤
What are they trying to tell us?
I don’t know!
I’m listening carefully!
Nice to meet you!
I give up.
How are they feeling?
How are they feeling?
How is he feeling? angry
What is body language? Body language is one form of ______________(交流) without using communication words, including eye contact , facial____________, expressions gestures, and __________ postures (姿势).
Same body language has the different meanings.
Postures that have different meanings:
Great & good job rude
Germany & Japan Number one Japan
Brazil & Germany rude
Different body languages has the same meaning.
No, no, don’t do that.
Moving the index finger from side to side.
Waving one’s hand (s) Shrugging one’s shoulders.
China France Russia
I don’t know Shaking one’s head or hand
Different ways to greet
a loving hug
a kiss on the cheek
two palms together
Communication: No problem?
Skim the text and answer the following questions.
1、How many international students are there in the story? Six 2、Who are they and where do they come from?
? Who are they and where do they come from?
? Tony Garcia
Columbia Britain Japan Canada Jordan
? Julia Smith
? Akira Nagata
? George Cook
? Ahmed Aziz
Match the right main idea of each part.
Part 1 People from different countries have different body language.
Part 2 (Para. 2-4 ) Part 3 (Para. 5 )
Summary of body language.
I went to the Airport to meet the
Detailed reading : Para1
yesterday When: __________________________ Who: ______________________________ another student and I, ______________________________________ Where: the _______________________________ Capital International Airport What to do: ____________________________ To meet this year’s international students. _______________________________________ _______________________________________
Matching the people and the different ways of greeting (para2&5)
Mr. Garcia (Columbia)
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
Julia Smith (Britain)
Visitor (Japan) George Cook (Canada) Madame Coulon (France)
Find out the two cultural mistakes in Para2 Tony Garcia The first mistake (Columbia )
Read it by yourself.
He approached Julia, ________ touched her _________and shoulder kissed her _____ _______ cheek on the ________. She ______ stepped ________ back surprised and put appearing _________ in defence up her hands, as if ___ _______. He ________ reached his hand ________ to the Japanese out student.
Julia Smith (Britain) George Cook The second mistake (Canada) Akira Nagata
bowed so his nose He ________ touched ________George’s _______ moving ________. hand
1.How do men from Muslim countries greet others ? To men: stand close, and shake hands To women: nodding 2. Is the author male or female? How do you know?
Male.Because Ahmed Aziz only shakes hands with men. 3. How did Tony and Darlene greet each other? Why? They shook hands and then kissed each other twice on each cheek, since this is the French custom when adults meet people they know.
Fill in the table according to Para4: People in the country/area English people People from Spain, Italy and South American countries Japanese Most people around the world
Read it together.
Ways to greet each other
very close Do not stand _________to strangers others or touch ________ when they meet.
_________others closely and Approach touch them are more likely to__________.
Read it silently.
True or false?
1. Body language inis some countries is None of these actions either goodor while good bad. some in others is bad. ? 2. all All members of a culture behave in Not the same way. ? 3. Learning English well can certainly Studying international customs help avoid difficulties in today’s world of cultural crossroads.
Read the text carefully, then decide if the following statements are true (T) or false (F). Englishmen often don’t stand close to others or touch strangers as soon as they meet. F
Most people around the world now greet each other by kissing F shaking. hands.
Japanese will bow to others as greeting.
E.g. Ahmed People from Aziz Jordan will move very close to you as you introduce yourself to them. T Some body languages in some countries are good while some countries’ body good language are F None of these actions is either or bad. bad.
Fill in the blanks:
The first person to arrive was Tony Garcia from followed Columbia, closely _________ by Julia Smith from Britain. When they were introduced to each other, Tony approached Julia, _______ her shoulder and touched _______ her onkissed the cheek . Julia stepped back appearing surprised. Akira Nagata from Japan came in smiling at the same time with George Cook from Canada. As they were introduced, George reached _______ his hand out to the bowed . His nose touched George’s Japanese who ______ moving hand, and they both apologized _________.
Fill in the blanks:
These are examples of learned or cultural “body greet each other the language”. Not all cultures ________ same way, nor are they comfortable touching strangers or being too close or too far away. In the same way that people ____________ communicate with spoken language, they also __________ express their feelings using unspoken “language” through keeping physical distance, actions or _________. posture
When in Rome, do as Romans do. (入乡随俗) Your best friend Li Lei is going to travel abroad, please write a letter to tell him some tips about the different greeting ways in those foreign countries.
? Travel around the world ↙Jordan← France↖ China Britain ↘Japan → Colombia↗
Dear Li Lei, I’m so excited to hear that you are going to travel abroad. And I'd like to tell you something about the greeting ways. In Japan, people prefer to …People in Colombia like… English people do not usually…The French custom is … Men from Jordan will often… … Wish you a good journey!
1 Learn the new words by heart 2 Finish the exercise on the work