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Body language or, as it is also known, non-verbal communication, is about all the things that people say and do without using words. Research suggests that more than 70% of communication occurs without people having to say a single word.

Like language, the way we communicate non-verbally varies across cultures. But, unlike language, it can be very difficult to find out what the non-verbal rules are.

ACTIVITY
In Europe, for example, there is great confusion over one way of greeting other people. Listen to our working abroad interviewees. What is the difficulty they all have?

Working abroad interviewees
Read the transcript
Check your answers


INTRODUCTION: PAGE 1 OF 1


IN BODY LANGUAGE

PART 1: INTRODUCTION
PART 2: WHY IS IT IMPORTANT
PART 3: FINDING OUT THE RULES
PART 4: PROXIMITY
PART 5: RICHARD'S TIP & USEFUL LINKS
PART 6: USEFUL VOCABULARY AND PHRASES
Link to the general unit
Link to the unit on language
Link to the unit on body language
Link to the unit on time
Link to the unit on status
Link to the unit on relationships
Link to Federico's page
Link to Adam's page
Link to Maralde's page
Link to Chris's page
Link to Andre's page
Link to Richard, the cross-cultural expert's page
Link to the sitemap
FEDERICO
FEDERICO
ADAM
ADAM
MARALDE
MARALDE
CHRIS
CHRIS
ANDRE
ANDRE
RICHARD COOK,
EXPERT
RICHARD COOK,
EXPERT