Gesture s Students, try to create the definition of a gesture. * A form, communication, a gesture, non-verbal, of, is. * Parts of the body, movement, face, include, hands, gestures, other, or, of the.
Lead - in Unite in pairs and allocate roles: * a pair of classmates * a student and a teacher * a child and a parent * a shop assistant and a customer * a boss and an employee Act out how these characters greet each other. The preparation time is 30 seconds.
Practice the reading of these expressions beckon to point at smb. bow to shake hands with cross your legs shake your head fold your arms wave at hold hands wink at hug kiss pat smb. on the back/head Pay attention to the prepositions!
Look at the pictures Describe the gestures the people are showing
Do the task Which of the gestures and greetings do people use in your country? Use these adverbs: always often sometimes rarely never They often shake hands.
Culture note – Greetings in Britain British people in the past have been shy of physical contact when greeting each other. The traditional form of greeting is a handshake for formal greetings and just the words Hi! or How are you? for informal greetings.
Culture note – Greetings in Britain In recent years, however, with globalization, kissing, on one or two cheeks, has become very common, especially for younger generations.
Culture note – Greetings in Britain There are no fixed rules and British people themselves dont always know what to do. They often wait to see what the other person does.