body language session 1
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DESCRIPTIONUnderstanding non-verbal communication --body languagemagic facelanguage of legs and feet
Understanding body language session 1
IntroductionHead movement(e.g. nodding)
Closeness(e.g.invading someones space)
Hand movement(e.g. Waving)
Postures(e.g.slouching) Facial expression(e.g.frown)
On successful completion of this session, you will be able to:Develop
understanding of non-verbal
the importance of body language; how body talks with face.
BODILY SPEAKING According to the social anthropologist, Edward T. Hall, in a normal conversation, less than 35% of the social meanings is actually transmitted by words. So, at least 65% of it is conveyed through the body (nonverbal channel). Communication researcher Mehrabian found only 7% of a messages effect are carried by words; listeners receive the other 93% through non-verbal means.
language is a form of non-verbal communication,
consisting of body pose, gestures, and eye movements. Non-verbal
signals are unconscious parts of our
is the non-spoken communication that goes on in every face-to-face encounter.
Types of body languagePositive Body Language
Looking toward someone
Negative Body Language
Rolling eyes and looking away
Dos and DontsSmile Dont Have Dont Keep
(universal) cross arms/legs (defensive) eye contact, but dont stare stand too close (personal space) a positive and open attitude
be easily hidden source of non-verbal
variety of emotions
Magic faceHead Eye
Facial Ears Nose Lips
-No in most countries; -Yes in Bulgaria, parts of Greece, Iran
Nodding head - Yes in most countries; - No in Bulgaria, parts of Greece, Iran
Eye movementCentred Looking up Looking down Looking away Rubbing eyes focused thinking guilty bored tiredness
I cant believe it! That is unfair! Happy
Its Sad been a long day. I cant keep my eyes
I lost my wallet!
I got an A in Maths!
I dont know what to do.
surprise anger fear
Ear cupping Ear rubbing Ear covering
Speak up I dont wish to hear that Stop that noise
NoseNose holding Nose pointing Nose kiss Nose wrinkle Something smells bad Me (Japan) Friendly welcome (Arab) disgust
Lips and mouthLips biting Lips kissing Lips touching with finger Lips wide open angry love be quiet surprise
Lips and mouthMouth clasp Mouth fan Mouth shrug Mouth smile I should not have said that My mouth is hot Disclaimer (western world) pleasure
Language of the Legs and FeetI am very relaxed.
Crossing at the Knee
I I am assertively relaxed. Ankle on Knee
Leg Lock PositionI am slinkily relaxed.
Foot Tapping or Wagging
THANKS! AND YOUR thoughts experiences questions