Words and expressions preview
? ? ? ? represent association dormitory approach
n. 社团；联系；联想 n. 宿舍
vi. & vt. 接近；靠近；走进
n. 防御；保卫 adj. 好奇的
? defend against ? in general
Thousands of Hands Kwan-yin
How does she communicate with others? By body language
邰 丽 华
雀 之 灵
1.What is the name of the performance? Thousand-hand Kwan-yin 2. Do the actors say anything in the show? No, nothing.
3. How do they express themselves?
By what they do and their facial expressions.
? Each group can be allowed two students to come to the blackboard ? They should stand in a line and face to classmate ? Only the first one can look at the screen and act out the meaning of gesture, The others speak the meaning of the gesture
I don’t know
shake one’s head kiss one’s hand to sb.
4. What do you call that? Body language.
5. Do people express their thoughts and opinions and communicate with others only by words? What other ways can be used?
By words & by our expressions and body movements Body words Language our expressions body movements
Ways of communicating speaking Spoken language ringing writing Written language typing
Task 1 Fast reading
Read the passage as quickly as you can and make a choice. Which of the following can best express main idea? A. Only gestures without spoken language may cause misunderstanding. B. Some body language or gestures are the same throughout the world. C. Different gestures stand for different feelings, wishes or attitudes. D. It is about how to communicate with others.
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
Tips: Put yourself in the
Skills:句子的表述通常不是用文章的原话， 而是使用同义词语来表达。认真读题，并 “从原文中来到原文中去”，在理解的基 础上做出答案。请勿脱离文章根据自己的 主观或其他知识判断。
Detailed reading : Para1
yesterday Time: __________________________ People: ______________________________ another student and I, ______________________________________ this year’s international students Place: _______________________________ the Capital International Airport We would take them first to What to do: ____________________________ their dormitories and then to the _______________________________________ _______________________________________ student canteen.
Matching the people and their different Part 2 ways of greeting (para2&3)
Mr Garcia (Columbia) Julia Smith (Britain) Visitor (Japan)
1.shakes hands and kisses others twice on each cheek 2.bows 3.shakes hands 4.approaches others closely and touches their shoulder and kisses them on the cheek 5.does not stand very close to others or touch strangers
George Cook (Canada) Madame Coulon (France)
4. Tony approached Julia, touched her shoulder and kissed her on the check! approach v. 接近；靠近; National Day is approaching. approach n. 接近；方法；途径；通道 approach to (doing) sth.（做）某事的方法
All approaches to the city were blocked.
Find out the two cultural mistakes in Para2:
Tony Garcia (Columbia ) The first mistake Julia Smith (Britain) George Cook The second mistake (Canada) Akira Nagata He ________ his hand reached ________ to the Japanese out student. He approached Julia, ________ touched her shoulder kissed _____ _________and _______ her cheek on the ________. She ______ ________ stepped back surprised appearing _________ and put in _______. up her hands, as if ___defence
bowed He ________ so his nose touched ________George’s _______ moving ________. hand
1. How do men from Muslim countries greet others ? To men: To women: stand close, and shake hands nodding
2. Is the author of this passage male or female? How
do you know?
The author is male. Ahmed Aziz will not shake hands with women, but he shakes hands with the author.
How do different international students behave?
Name Tony Garcia Description man from Colombia Body language Kiss on the cheek To whom everyone
woman from Britain Akira Nagata man from Japan George Cook man from Canada
Ahmed Aziz Darlene Coulon man from Jordan woman from France
shaking hands nodding
to man to woman
shake hands and people she kiss twice on each knows cheek
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 Ways to greet each other
Do not stand very close to others or touch strangers when they meet.
Approach others closely and are more likely to touch them.
Read it silently.
True or false?
1. Body language in some countries is None of these actions is either good while good or bad. some in others is bad. 2. All Not all members of a culture behave in the same way. 3. Learning English well Studying international customs can certainly help avoid difficulties in today’s world of cultural crossroads.
Write a summary about 30 words.
Body is different / varies ______language ______________ from culture to ________. Not all ________of culture members behave same all cultures ________in the ______ way. We should try to understand and__________ respect each other’s culture in order to make communication good _____________.
Xu Liya 22:51:15 幽谷馨兰 22:51:25 Xu Liya 22:53:02
I met an old foreign friend. He kissed me on the cheek. My boy friend was very and thought I was a bad girl. He wants to say goodbye to me !
Do you know why ?
Can you write a letter to help her?
Why was his boyfriend so angry?
Write an e-mail
email@example.com ? Task V Group Discussion
More understanding, fewer problem
Hello,Mr Jin! I’m very sorry to say that you misunderstand your girlfriend.She is very sad .Now I’m writing to tell you more about the cultural body language. …
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!
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Quiz I Retell the text by filling in the following blanks. Another student and I went to the Capital International Airport to ______ some ___________ students from many parts of the world. I saw these students from different countries expressing _________ in different ways. These are examples of learned or cultural “_____ ________”. Not all cultures _____ each other the _____
nor are they comfortable in the same way with touching or _________ between people. In the same way that people ____________ with spoken language, they also _______ their feelings using unspoken “language” through ________ distance, actions or ________. In a word, body language differs in different ________ and is widely used in ______________.
Answer: Another student and I went to the Capital International Airport to ______ some meet ___________ international students from many parts of the world. I saw these students from different countries expressing _________ in greetings different ways. These are examples of learned or cultural “_____ ________”. Not body language all cultures _____ each other the _____ greet same way,
nor are they comfortable in the same way with touching or _________ between distance people. In the same way that people ____________ with spoken language, they communicate also _______ their feelings using unspoken express “language” through ________ distance, physical actions or ________. In a word, body posture language differs in different ________ and cultures is widely used in ______________. communication
Hello! Hi! Please keep quiet! Well done! I’m tired and sleepy.
I can’t hear you. I’m full. Come here!
Give me a little time!
You are great. I’m sorry. Nice to meet you!
Run. I don’t know. Good luck!
Cat. Handshake. Bow.
Make a face . Play computer. OK!
I love you.
I’m strong. Chinese Kongfu. Chaplin!
Clap your hands!
Do eye exercise. Monkey. Fly kiss!
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