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The Application of Nonverbal Communication (Zhang Xiaoqin)

Abstract: Nonverbal communication is very important because we use the actions of others to learn about their affective or emotional states. The paper is mainly directed towards an English teacher who needs to acquire and apply nonverbal communication, which will enable us to cope with everyday communicative situations.Firstly, it summarizes the importance of nonverbal communication. It then points out some functions of nonverbal communication which will help the teacher to orient his own activity within the classroom. Finally, it discusses the relationships between nonverbal communication and culture which will help the learners in their acquisition of communicative ability.

Key words: nonverbal communication; functions;culture differences

If you want to get to know more about it, have a look. It`s worth reading

http://www1.open.edu.cn/elt/9/4.htm

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Chinese and American body language differences, new perspectives

There has always been a comfortable zone felt by native speakers and so they don’t feel any difficulty in communicating with each other. But when a foreigner tries to communicate with a native of a country, action speaks louder than words. Lot of things like body language, facial expressions, gestures come into picture. Let us deal with the differences in body language between China and America in this article. Before we start, why China and America? Well, both these nations are totally different in terms of their culture and both have equal business opportunities in each other’s nations and so it has become mandatory if you are doing a business in China or plan to settle down in America or anyway around.

There are lots of cultural differences between Chinese and

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Meet Dr. Freud

ABSTRACT: LETTER FROM CHINA about increasing demand for psychoanalysis among the Chinese. Writer tells about Elise Snyder, an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Yale who, in 2001, began recruiting American analysts to provide analysis to Chinese patients over the Web via Skype. The concept of discussing private troubles and emotions with a stranger runs counter to some powerful Chinese beliefs. For most of Chinese history, mental illness carried a stigma of weakness

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