B4 Module 3 Body Language and Non-verbal Communication I. Words 1. non-verbal 2. communication 3. communicate 4. unconscious 5. vary 6. formal 7. aggressive 8. traditionally 9. weapon 10. ges
ture 11. threatening 12. deal 13. involve 14. slightly 15. forehead 16. bow 17. informal 18. youth 19. palm 20. spread II. Phrases 1. on guard 2. make a deal 3. hold up 4. give away 5. lift up 6. up and down 7. by accident III. Sentences Part A: Analysis and translation
21. slap 22. conscious 23. ankle 24. eyebrow 25. lip 26. wrist 27. bend 28. hug 29. stare 30. wipe 31. religion 32. host 33. toast 34. sip 35. blank 36. panic 37. rude 38. invitation 39. request 40. favour
41. live 42. performance 43. performer 44. classical 45. applause 46. judgment 47. prolong 48. equality 49. handclap 50. social 51. infectious 52. funeral 53. fascinating 54. laughter 55. occasion 56. wedding 57. audience 58. mind-reader 59. Muslim 60. Hindu
8. say hello to 9. switch on 10. shake hands (with sb) 11. in competition with 12. the adult male population 13. a universal habit
1. When in Rome, do as the Romans do. 2. Indeed body positions are part of what we call “body language”. 3. Like other animals, we are on guard until we know it is safe to relax. 4. Body language is fascinating for anyone to study.
Part B: Understanding and translation: 1. Although these are very important, we communicate with more than just spoken and written words.
2. We see examples of unconscious body language very often, yet there is also “learned” body language, which varies from culture to culture.
3. So every culture has developed a formal way to greet strangers, to show them we are not aggressive. 4. If our right hand is busy greeting someone, it cannot be holding a weapon. 5. One person then holds up his hand, palm outwards and five fingers spread. 6. But we don’t clap at the end of a television programme or a book, however good they are.
7. The theatre was large — it could hold 14,000 people, half the adult male population of the city, which meant that the audience could make a lot of noise.
8. But some occasions on which people clap change from one country to another. Part B. I. Multiple choice exercises. 1. Don’t mention it at the beginning of the story, or it may ____the shocking endings. A. give away B. give out C. give up D. give off 2. —Smoking it bad for your health. —Yes. I know. But I simply can’t _____. A. give it up B. give it in C. give it out D. give it away 3. It’s always the husband who ____ first when a quarrel breaks our between the young couple. A. gives away B. gives out C. gives in D. gives off 4. There are five pairs _____, but I’m at a loss which to buy. A. to be chosen B. to choose from C. to choose D. for choosing 5. What do you think we should do about this problem — I’m finding it hard to make a _________. A. thought B. custom C. judgment D. communication 6. The Royal Shakespeare Company is putting ____a performance of King Lear. A. out B. back C. away D. on 7. Thanks to the satellites, football games comes to us _____ on TV. A. lively B. live C. alive D. living
8. In the botanic garden we can find a(n) ____ of plants that range from tall trees to small flowers. A. species B. group C. amount D. variety 9. Do you think that mixed ability classes ____ the better students? A. hold back B. hold up C. hold down D. hold off 10. _____ made the school proud was ____ more than 90% of the students had been admitted to key universities. (03 上海) A. What; because B. What; that C. That; what D. That; because 11. I’ve worked with children before, so I know what ____ in my new job.(2000NMET) a. expected B. to expect C. to be expecting D. expects 12. Visitors ____ not to touch the exhibits. (02NMET) A. will request B. request C. are requesting D. are requested 13. Do me the favour _____. A. to come B. coming C. to coming D. for coming 14. A fashion _____ this year may be _____ next year. A. out of favour; into favour B. in favour; out of favour C. in favour of ; of favour D. to favour; out of favour 15. Not until the early years of the 19th century ___ what heat is. A. man did know B. man know C. didn't man know D. did man know 16. The hotel will be the highest building in the city when_____. A. being completed B. it will be completed C. to complete D. completed 17. –Do you think Jack is to blame? --Yeah, it was very rude _____ facial paper to the guests at the table. A. of him to throw B. for him to throw C. that he threw D. enough to throw 18. I was close to being killed the other day. A car passed me at _____ I thought was a dangerous speed. A. as B. which C. what D. that