Unit 4 Using Language:
Showing Our Feelings
Read the passage and decide which of the sentences are true or false.
1. Body language is nev
er as powerful as spoken language. often more 2. If you are angry at a person, you might turn your back to him or her. 3. You can threaten a person by refusing to speak. 4. You should not greet your new boss by giving her or him a hug.
5. Body language is the same all over the world.
Universal body languages
A smile shows happiness and puts people at ease.
If someone “loses face” they may smile to A smile can hide other feelings, such as anger, fear or worry.
Please act out according to the following situations (choose either one):
Situation 1: You are meeting a British friend in the airport, and you are going to hug him. Imagine what will happen.
Situation 2: You are visiting in another country, and you want to cut hair, but you have difficulty in communicating. How can you communicate with the barber with body language?