Body Language in Different Nations
<ul><li>Body Language is the most powerful way to communicate with other people.It is international and important.When we ...
Forms of Greeting <ul><li>Handshakes: </li></ul><ul><li>•  United States and Canada: Hard handshake.  </li></ul><ul><li>• ...
Other Body Languages <ul><li>Eye Contact:   In Western cultures, people make periodic eye contact while speaking to show i...
<ul><li>Smiling:   North Americans usually smile automatically when greeting others, while people from other cultures may ...
HEAD  <ul><li>Nodding the head  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Yes” in most societies  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ No” in some p...
EYES  <ul><li>Eye contacts  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Encouraged in America, Canada,  Europe  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rude ...
EARS  <ul><li>Ear grasp  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ I’m sorry.” in parts of India  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cupping the ear  </...
NOSE  <ul><li>Holding the nose  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Something smells bad.” is universal  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nose t...
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Sevda Body Language

  1. 1. Body Language in Different Nations
  2. 2. <ul><li>Body Language is the most powerful way to communicate with other people.It is international and important.When we connect with a person, words can be poor to tell what we want to say so we use our body language. We can understand what people are saying even when they are not talking. From Nation to Nation Body Language can be changed… </li></ul>
  3. 3. Forms of Greeting <ul><li>Handshakes: </li></ul><ul><li>•  United States and Canada: Hard handshake. </li></ul><ul><li>•  France: Soft, quick handshake. </li></ul><ul><li>•  Japan: Handshake with arm fully extended. </li></ul><ul><li>•  Germany: Hard handshake. </li></ul><ul><li>•  Middle East: Handshake with the free hand that on the forearm. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Other Body Languages <ul><li>Eye Contact: In Western cultures, people make periodic eye contact while speaking to show interest and trustworthiness.In the Middle East use very sharp and longed eye contact to understand others’ senses and ideas, and move in suit way to see the other person's eyes better. However, in Japan direct eye contact is interpreted as an act of rudeness. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Smiling: North Americans usually smile automatically when greeting others, while people from other cultures may interpret as insincere. Asian people smile less than Westerners, and in Korea it is considered inappropriate for adults to smile in public. For Koreans, a smile usually shows embarrassment,not pleasure. </li></ul>
  6. 6. HEAD <ul><li>Nodding the head </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Yes” in most societies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ No” in some parts of Greece, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yugoslavia,Bulgaria, and Turkey </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tossing the head backward </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ yes” in Thailand, the Philippines, India, Laos </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rocking head slowly, back and forth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ yes, I’m listening” in most Asian cultures </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. EYES  <ul><li>Eye contacts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Encouraged in America, Canada,  Europe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rude in most Asian countries and in Africa </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Raising eyebrows </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Yes” in Thailand and some Asian countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Hello” in the Philippines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Winking eye </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing secret in America and Europe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>flirtatious gesture in other countries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Closed Eye </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ I’m listening and concentrating.”  in Japan, Thailand, China </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘’ Bored or sleepy ‘’ in America </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. EARS  <ul><li>Ear grasp </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ I’m sorry.” in parts of India </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cupping the ear </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ I can’t hear you.” in all societies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pulling ear </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ You are in my heart” for Indians </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. NOSE  <ul><li>Holding the nose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Something smells bad.” is universal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nose tap </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ It’s confidential.” in England </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Watch out!” or &quot;Be careful.” in Italy </li></ul></ul>

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