Yap, Thi My Rose M. AC09303 Cross-Cultural Nonverbal Communication Every culture has their ways of communicating. In studying cross cultural communication, we will know how people from different cultures communicate with each other in similar and in different ways. It includes the verbal and the nonverbal communication. This report focuses on the non verbal communication. Non verbal communication is very important in communication. It used when people are lacking of words and the only way to convey its message is through the non verbal communication. An example of this is when people came from different countries that have different languages. They may not understand each other using their languages but there is a common medium that they may use which is the nonverbal communication. It includes gestures, postures, position, eye contact, facial expressions, and conversational distance. In the United States and in many parts of Europe, direct eye contact is considered as a means to express interest, to indicate trust in the other person and to
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