Course:LLED222/Intercultural Communication/Body Language

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Misunderstanding by Body Language

There is a man who wanted to create real global villages. He chose people from all different countries at random.

They had different languages and cannot speak English.

However, they have to cooperate with each other to live there.

They start to use body language!!!

During communications there appears to be a misunderstandings to all of them. Confusions and troubles happened because of simple misunderstandings, because one body language has several meanings and the meaning of one body language is different among countries. Gestures depend on the culture basically. For instance,the gesture,beckoning someone in a hand in Japanese context represeents dismissing someone in American context. How can they recover from bad situations? blah blha hahamdslkfallewk

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