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BODY LANGUAGE. by Don L. F. Nilsen and Alleen Pace Nilsen. Doppelgangers: The Evil Eye. AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE. Contrast sign language and finger spelling. Iconic Sign Language: Male-Female, Past-Future, Hand shape, Location, Movement, Palm Orientation, Finger Spelling.

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Body language

BODY LANGUAGE

by Don L. F. Nilsen and

Alleen Pace Nilsen


Doppelgangers the evil eye

Doppelgangers: The Evil Eye


American sign language

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

  • Contrast sign language and finger spelling.

  • Iconic Sign Language: Male-Female, Past-Future, Hand shape, Location, Movement, Palm Orientation, Finger Spelling


American sign language finger spelling vs signing

American Sign Language:Finger Spelling vs. Signing


Nelson mandela funeral fake sign language interpreter

NELSON MANDELA FUNERAL FAKE SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/nelson-mandela/10510604/Fake-sign-language-interpreter-signs-along-to-tributes-from-Nelson-Mandelas-grandchildren.html


In flags the peace symbol nuclear disarmament n d

In Flags: The Peace SymbolNuclear Disarmament (N & D)


Body language

FACE

  • Frown

  • Giggle

  • Grimace

  • Grin

  • Guffaw

  • Laugh

  • Scowl

  • Smile

  • Smirk

  • Snarl


The baby s evil eye

THE BABY’S EVIL EYE:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBSYD0dQCAw


Red skelton

Red Skelton


Body language

HEAD

  • Flutter eyelashes

  • Grit teeth

  • Hold nose

  • Nod head (yes)

  • Raise eyebrows

  • Shake head (no)

  • Stick out tongue

  • Wink

  • Wrinkle nose

  • Yawn


Lie to me

LIE TO ME:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgRJ7-s0u7c


Curiosity and exuberance

Curiosity and Exuberance


Sadness and surprise

Sadness and Surprise


Shoulders

SHOULDERS

  • Rolling shoulder suggestively

  • Shrugging shoulders in disbelief or wonderment


The juggling politician

The Juggling Politician

https://www.youtube.com/embed/n6mbW-jMtrY?rel=0


Hands fingers thumb

HANDS, FINGERS & THUMB

  • Applauding

  • Extending pinkey

  • Crossing fingers (to lie)

  • Giving the finger

  • Holding hands

  • Pointing

  • Shaking hands (note gender & ethnic differences)

  • Thumbing a ride

  • Thumbs up

  • Twiddling thumbs

American Sign Language

Applauding


Sun devils and nerd fighters

Sun Devils and Nerd Fighters


Uncle sam recruitment poster

Uncle Sam Recruitment Poster

  • Here is Uncle Sam’s pointing finger.

  • This is a rude gesture in some cultures.


Dave chappelle s thumb

DAVE CHAPPELLE’S THUMB

  • Chappelle tells about a high-jacked airplane in which he sees another Black male and they do a thumbs up to each other.

  • “We were just communicating that we understood the situation. We were both seeing the same thing. What we understood was simply—terrorists don’t take black hostages.

  • (Chappelle 2003)


Body language

ARMS

  • Limp wrist

  • Raise hand in class

  • Sign of the cross

  • Waving hand (note gender differences)

  • Sports Signals (See the next slide)


Sports body language

SPORTS BODY LANGUAGE

  • BASEBALL: Fair Ball, Foul Ball, Home Run, Out, Strike

    • Plus Signals from the Catcher to the Pitcher, to the Infield, and to the Outfield

    • Plus Coach Signals for the Batter, from the First-Base Coach, and from the Third-Base Coach

  • BASKETBALL: Basket Counts, Basket Doesn’t Count, Blocking Foul, Held Ball, In Bounce, Moving Screen, Offensive Fowl, Out of Bounce, Time Out

  • FOOTBALL: Clipping, Face Mask, Illegal Celebration, Illegal Procedure, Late Hit, Offside, Pass Interference, Roughing the Kicker, Roughing the Passer, Safety, Touchdown, Unnecessary Roughness

    • Plus Metaphors related to most of these expressions like hardballsoftball and ballpark figure.


Legs feet

LEGS & FEET

  • Crossing legs (note gender & ethnic differences)

  • Sitting on a park bench

  • Sitting on a bus seat

  • Slapping knee while laughing


Minestry of silly walks

MINESTRY OF SILLY WALKS:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqhlQfXUk7w


Space bubbles

SPACE BUBBLES:

The University of Texas Shooter

had the space bubble of

a paranoid.

  • Asian vs. Latin American

  • Doorway, Subway, Elevator

  • University of Texas: Texas Tower Sniper


Time expectations

TIME EXPECTATIONS

  • Latin American vs. Mormon

  • Cocktail Party vs. Dinner vs. Class


Unintentional body language

UNINTENTIONAL BODY LANGUAGE

  • blinking

  • blushing

  • cowering

  • cringing

  • shuddering

  • trembling

  • twisting hair

  • weeping


Body metaphors

BODY METAPHORS:

  • To be on your toes

  • To be stuck up

  • To be up in arms

  • To break a leg

  • To count noses

  • To foot the bill

  • To have your tongue in your cheek

  • To keep a stiff upper lip

  • To keep your chin up

  • To play it by ear

  • To put your foot in your mouth

  • To see eye to eye

  • To shake a leg

  • To throw in the towel

Total Relaxation


Exuberance and sadness first day of school

Exuberance and Sadness:First Day of School


Doppelgangers and body doubles richard nixon

Doppelgangers and Body DoublesRichard Nixon


James carville

James Carville


John mccain

John McCain


Hillary clinton

Hillary Clinton


Sarah palin and tina fey

Sarah Palin and Tina Fey


Julianne moore as sarah palin

Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin


Body language plus intonation

Body Language Plus Intonation

  • Use only the words “John” and “Marsha” to indicate the following:

  • Anger vs. Fear

  • Resignation vs. Exuberance

  • Sadness vs. Surprise

  • Pretentiousness vs. Aloofness

  • Hate vs. Passion

Desire


Happiness

Happiness


Friendship

Friendship


Body language

Love


Full body language

Full-Body Language

3-YEAR-OLD CONDUCTING BEETHOVEN’S 5th SYMPHONY:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0REJ-lCGiKU


Amusement and antipathy

Amusement and Antipathy


Total involvement

Total Involvement


Narcisism

Narcisism


Paralanguage

PARALANGUAGE

  • Giddyup (plus lateral click)

  • Hiss

  • Huh?

  • Raspberry (Bronx Cheer)

  • Shush

  • Swearing (*&#@+&%$@~*)

  • Tsk tsk

  • Uchhhhh

  • Uh huh (yes & no)

  • Wolf whistle

  • Yuchhhh


Slapstick on cheers

SLAPSTICK ON “CHEERS”:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1kbn-LOpes


Explain how the following gestures are interpreted differently in different countries

EXPLAIN HOW THE FOLLOWING GESTURES ARE INTERPRETED DIFFERENTLY IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES

  • Biting your thumbnail

  • Kissing someone on the cheeks

  • Putting your hands on your hips

  • Using arm gestures

  • Using eye gestures

  • Using finger gestures

  • Using hand gestures

  • Using lip gestures

Age Differences


Social in bonding

Social In-Bonding


Silent monks singing halleluia chorus

SILENT MONKS SINGING “HALLELUIA CHORUS”:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCFCeJTEzNU&feature=related


Social out bonding

Social Out-Bonding


Point of view

Point of View


Parody

Parody


Photobombing

Photobombing


Four really talented ladies

Four Really Talented Ladies:

http://www.reshareworthy.com/amazing-quartet-blew-audience-away/#HlDc3TMGOGULZGi4.01


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