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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



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



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




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



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








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





Full body language
Full-Body Language

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

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





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 DIFFERENTLY IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES


Silent monks singing halleluia chorus
SILENT MONKS SINGING “HALLELUIA CHORUS”: DIFFERENTLY IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES

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


Social out bonding
Social Out-Bonding DIFFERENTLY IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES


Point of view
Point of View DIFFERENTLY IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES


Parody
Parody DIFFERENTLY IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES


Photobombing
Photobombing DIFFERENTLY IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES


Four really talented ladies
Four Really Talented Ladies: DIFFERENTLY IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES

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