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The TV election debates of 2010. Newsnight studio experts analyse the candidates' gesture codes in depth. The presenter, a TV critic and language expert, offer some telling insights into the attempts by the politicians to develop a performance capable of appealing to TV audiences.
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4 March 2011

Classroom Ideas

Write down a number of different emotions and feelings on flashcards and ask members of the class to create poses using body language to illustrate them, whilst the rest of the class guess what they are (this can be done in groups).