Unit 4 Body Language Period 4
Showing our feelings
Usually what gestures we will do ?
Warming up ( 10 m )
I am tired.
I am full.
I am hu
press palms/rest your head on it/ eyes closed
move hand in circle
Can you figure out the meanings of the following gestures in the following countries?
eye contact [usually] show interest
be rude or disrespectful [Japan] money zero [France] [Brazil,Germany] rudeness [USA] great / good job [Nigeria] rude
[Germany, the number one Japan]
In what kind of ways can we show our feelings such as excitement?
Two ways :
Spoken language---I am so excited !!
Unspoken language---body language
Part 1 (Para 1)
Divide the text into three parts and match the main idea with each part.
examples of some body language. There are differences in body language, and it’s important for us to know them. Body language is sometimes more important than spoken language.
Part 2 (Para 2-Para6) Part 3 (Para 7-Para8)
1. Body language is never as important as spoken language. F
is often more important than
2. If you are angry at a person, you might turn your back to him or her. T
3. You can threaten a person by refusing to speak. F You threaten a person by physical action. 4. If you stand with your arms across your body, you are always protecting yourself from F being physically attacked.
You may be protecting yourself from a conversation you do not want, or you may be showing that you do not agree with someone.
5. If you sit looking away from a person, or with your back turned, you are saying you are not interested in that person. T 6. You should not greet your new boss by giving her or him a hug. T sometimes the same, but it is 7. Body language is the same all over the world. F
8. Most people can understand each other if they try. T
sometimes quite different.
Careful similar body language reading 1.frowning 2. closing 3. nodding or turning one’s hand the head up one’s back and and down to someone shaking it at someone to show agreement
to show anger
to threaten that person
4. shaking the head
to show disagreement or refusal to show no interest to the person to protect yourself from an unwanted conversation
similar body language
5. looking away from a person or yawning 6. standing, holding your arms across your chest
similar body language
7. sitting, looking at and turning towards the person you are talking to
to show you are interested
8. rolling your eyes and turn your head away
to show you do not believe what you hear or you do not like it
different body language
1.children’s looking directly at an adult in Asia and South America not good behavior 2.children’s not looking directly at the teacher in North America
to get punishment from their teachers because they think the children are not telling the truth
1. a smile
2. standing too close to your boss or teacher
3.a hug to your boss or teacher probably not a good idea to show respect
A smile usually intends to put people at ease.
If someone “loses face” they may smile to hide it.
A smile can hide other feelings, such as anger, fear or worry.
A smile does not always mean that one is happy.
I. Answer the Following Questions
1)Tell us what’s the function of Body language? 2) How do you understand “smile”?
3)Cultures are different in different parts of the world. So find out an example in the passage.
1)Tell us what’s the function of Body language? Showing all kinds of feelings, wishes and attitudes. 2) How do you understand “smile”? Facial expression, happy , hiding other feelings, like anger, fear or worry 3)Cultures are different in different parts of the world. So find out an example in the passage.
Look at somebody directly or not
There are many phrases about “Body language”. Find them out and give the correct explanation in English , then try your best to act them out.
生某人的气 威胁某人 以笑掩饰“丢脸” 对某人不感兴趣
Think over the questions below and discuss it with your partners. Make notes during your discussion. 1. How can we know others’ feelings, even if they don’t speak?
2.Give us an example of a person whose “Body language” is very important in your mind. Tell us your reasons.
1. similar adj. 类似的， 相似的
similarity n. 相似，类似 地 similarly adv. 相似
* be similar to… 与……相似，类似于 Eg: We have similar taste in music. 我们在音乐方面的爱好相近。
My opinion is similar to yours.
2. intend （plan, mean to do） 打算， 想要， 企图 intend to (1)I __________ use the facial expression to show my satisfaction. 一般人作主语 is intended to show my (2) The facial expression ___________ satisfaction. 一般物作主语 is intended for teachers. (3). The book ____________ 这种书是给老师（设计的）
(4).They ___________ intend that the plan should be put into practice within the year.
3. You should not stand too close to him or her and should stand with your hands a little open to show that you are willing to listen. 他习惯于开着门睡觉。 He is used to sleeping with the door open. 我不能去度假，因为有很多东西等着我处理。 With so many things to deal with, I can’t go on holiday. 他没有关灯就离开教室啦。
He left the classroom with the light on.
4. We can often be wrong about each other, so it is an amazing thing that we understand each other as well as we do.
The fact proves that we were all wrong about him.
It was natural that he should think so. It is a/an amazing/surprising/exciting thing that sb (should) do 后经常跟虚拟语气
It is really a surprising thing that the girl marry so early.
II.Explain the following phrases.
spoken language facial expression be intended to 口头语言 面部表情 有意干……
be wrong about sb 误解某人 turn toward sb look away from 转向某人 不看，不注视