1. Learn to communicate with body language.
2. Train the students' reading ability.
Read the passage "Body Talk", and let the students know people from different parts of the world use different body language.
Get the students to read the text and discuss pre-reading and post reading questions.
(1) How is body language different from spoken language? What do they have in common?
(2) Sometimes we say one thing but our body language says something different. Why does this happen? Can you think of any examples?
Work in pairs. Complete the chart on page 60.
Listen to the tape and read the passage.
Deal with the language points. Ask the students to pick out the useful expressions, and then do some exercises to practise the language points.
Grammar The -ing Form (2)
Do Exercise 2--3 on page 62.
Body language is used by people for sending messages to one another. It is very _____ because it can help you make ____ easily understood. When you are _______ with others, you are not just _____ words, but also using expressions _____ gestures. For example, waving one's hand _____ to say "Goodbye". Shaking hands ____ welcome, and clapping(拍 ) hands ____ congratulations. Nodding the head means ____, but shaking the head means____. The gestures are accepted both Chinese and foreigners as having same meanings.
Different countries _____ different body language. For ____, men in Russia, France ______Arab countries kiss each other _____they meet, but men in _____ or Australia shake hands instead _____ kissing. People in Puerto Rico ______ touching each other, but people in Britain do ____ touch each other. People in countries keep standing close to ____ another when they are talking, English people must keep a distance _____ when they are talking. When you use a foreign _____, it is very important to know the of gestures and movements in the foreign country. Following the ____ will help you communicate _____ people and make your stay there much more _____ and comfortable.
helpful/useful; yourself; talking; using; and; is; means; means; agreement; disagreement; by; the; have; example; and; when; China; of; like; not; Arab; one; but; away; language; meanings; customs; with; pleasant/easy