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Friday, October 02, 2009

COMMUNICATING WITH GESTURE

Salam semua...


Hand gestures have difference meaning in different countries.


Smile

The Japanese may smile when they are confused or angry.

In other part of Asia, people may smile when they are embarrassed.

People in other cultures may not smile at everyone to indicates friendly greeting.



Beckon with index finger



Acceptable

Impolite

Country/ies

United State

In many countries

Meaning

Come here


Alternative sign


Beckon with the palm down, with fingers/ whole hand



Point something using index finger




Acceptable

Impolite

Country/ies

United S

tate

Middle and Far East

Meaning

Point something


Alternative sign


Open hand/ your thumb (Indonesia)



Make a ‘V’ sign with your palm facing away from you




Acceptable

Impolite

Country/ies

In many countries

England

Meaning

Victory/ peace




Sit with soles shoes showing



Impolite

Country/ies

Thailand, Japan, France, countries

of the Middle & Near East

Meaning

Demonstrates disrespect



Form a circle with finger


Countries

Meaning

In many countries

O.K.

Japan

money

France

Zero/ worthless



Pat a student on the head



Impolite

Country/ies

Asia

Meaning

Very upsetting to student



Pass an item to someone with one hand



Acceptable

Impolite

Country/ies

In many countries

Japan

Alternative sign


Pass with 2 hands



Nod head up and down (angguk-angguk)


Countries

Meaning

In many countries

Yes

Bulgaria & Greece

No



An upraised hand


Countries

Meaning

Unites states

Stop

Singapore & Malayisa

‘hail’ to arrest the attention of somebody, a waiter or permission to speak



A finger to forehead



Countries

Meaning

United States

Brainy

Singapore

Crazy



The index finger twirling in circle at forehead


Countries

Meaning

Malaysia & Singapore

Going crazy



Hand at the hip with arms akimbo



Acceptable

Impolite

Country/ies

United State

In many countries

Meaning

Denote openness & acceptance to the talker




Suka tengok Miss Zohdi (tenaga pengajar BINA INSAN GURU dari Iran) yang cantik, pandai tarik perhatian pelajar semasa mengajar, ada bakat melukis, pandai buat macam-macam mimik muka.


Yang tak seronok bila design slide warna putih kosong, tanpa gambar/ animasi, tulisan warna hitam semua, ayat yang panjang penuh 1 slide.



p/s: Really enjoy during class walaupun kadang-kadang (selalu pun) tersengguk dalam kelas. Entri kali ini rumusan apa yang Seri belajar Rabu lalu.

1 comments:

kerol said...

sy ska entry ni jgk!!;)

 
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