Language and Culture - Chapter 6 - student version

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11/1/2009 1 Language and Culture Anthropology 2245 1 Homework 4 Read “Personal Space: The Hidden Element of Cowboy Demeanor Workbook pg 98-101 Answer questions 6.1, 6.2, 6.3 Workbook pg 102-103 Submit at the beginning of next class, Nov 9, 2009 Please remember to write/type them on a separate page, not in your workbook Make sure your name is on it and that you submit your own work 2 Nonverbal Communication What we do with our body can be a strong form of communication even though no words may be used Different cultures and different speech communities use different kinds of gestures to mean different things 3 Nonverbal communication Nonverbal communication : Gestures, postures, facial expressions and other kinds of nonverbal communication methods are used to express feelings, actions and even social identities and group membership. 4 Nonverbal communication Over 60% of our messages are communicated using nonverbal means 5 Nonverbal communication Nonverbal signals of a culture and language are learned through interaction and participation in social groups 6
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11/1/2009 2 Smell, Taste and Touch
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