? ? ? ? ? ? ? 1.To summarize and remember the main idea of the passage. 2. To speak out the detailed information of the passage. 3. To know more about different body language
in different countries. 4. To learn some useful words, expressions and patterns in the passage
How do we communicate with each other?
Ways of communicating
Spoken speaking Language
writing Written Language typing
What do you think is the purpose of language? To communicate with each other.
Look at the following pictures. What do these gestures mean?
How are they feeling?
How are they feeling?
How is he feeling?
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.
Look at the pictures below.
What are these people
communicating? Discuss your
ideas with your partner. Do you both have the same idea about
The mother is trying to quiet her crying child. Someone is thinking deeply.
Someone is feeling ill / having a stomachache. The policeman is directing traffic / telling cars to go.
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? Body language is one form of ______________(交流) without using communication words, including eye contact , facial____________, expressions gestures, and __________ postures (姿势).
Different ways to greet
a loving hug
a kiss on the cheek
two palms together
Communication: No problem?
1．Read the passage and then try to write down the main idea. body languages in The passage is mainly about different ______________ different countries.In order to avoid difficulties in today’s
study world of cultural crossroads, we had better _______ international customs . ____________________
2、How many international students are there in the story? Six
2．Read the passage and match each paragraph with its main idea. (1)Paragraph 1( ) A．Different people have different body languages. (2)Paragraph 2—3( (3)Paragraph 4( (4)Paragraph 5( ) ) ) B．Summary of body language. C．Meet the visitors at the airport. D．People from different countries express greetings in different ways.
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.
Fill in the blanks according to the text. Yesterday,
representing another student and I, ①_____________
went (go) to (represent) our university’s student association, ②_____
the Capital International Airport to meet this year ’ s
After half an hour international students to Beijing University.③_____ their flight to arrive, I saw several young people of waiting for ④_____ curiously (curious)． enter the waiting area looking around ⑤_________
to arrive (arrive) was Tony Garcia from Colombia. The first ⑥________
Tony approached Julia,
touched her shoulder and kissed her
on the cheek! She stepped back as if in defence. I guessed there ⑦___ a misunderstanding. was probably ⑧___
As I get to know more international friends, I’ve learned
that people communicate with spoken language and they also ⑨____ unspoken (speak) “language”. In express their feelings using ⑩_________
general, studying international customs can certainly help avoid difficulties in today’s world of cultural crossroads.
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