Body Language English Lesson

body language

What do you think?
1.) How important to do you think body language is in human communication?
2.) What percentage of our communication is non verbal? Take you guess.
3.) Describe a time that you could read someone’s body language. What were they expressing?
4.) Describe a time that someone’s body language and their words didn’t match up.
5.) What are some gestures that have different meanings in different cultures?

WARM UP

All Levels
Feelings and Emotions – Label the emotions, and then select a facial expression. Try to describe it, so that another person can guess which one you are referring to.

Intermediate + (B1-C2)
Body Language Quiz – What do you know about nonverbal communication?

VOCABULARY

Beginner (A1+)
Body Parts – Review

Intermediate/Advanced (B1-C1)
Twenty Verbs for Body Language – Learn and practice advanced vocabulary

READING AND LISTENING

The Ultimate Guide to Body Language – Select an article to read (B2-C2)

Body Language and Negotiation – Podcast series. (B2-C2)

SPEAKING AND CONVERSATION

Intermediate/Advanced (B1-C1)
Body Language and Manipulation – Read, replace words, and discuss your ideas.