Descriptive Essay On Starbucks

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Upon walking into the Starbucks in Pinecrest, I was welcomed by several gestures. First, a woman gave me an affect display of a smile as she held the door open for me and further emphasized me to walk in by doing an emblem of her moving her arm from her body to the door as if to say come in. She did not say a word, but no word was needed. I simply followed back with the verbal communication thank you. I figured that I would stay for about an hour, but prior to sitting down and watching nonverbal communication I would purchase something so I did not appear awkward. As I asked the barista about the new beverage that came out, she used the illustrator of pointing to the sign to explain to me how the new cold brew sweet vanilla drink was made. I told her it sounded quite interesting up I was skeptical upon trying it. I am a …show more content…
I know a kiss on the cheek is not customary in all cultures of say hi or bye, but it very common in the Hispanic culture. Also, I witness hand waving, which is a regulator to begin a conversation or end a conversation. When we say wave hi or bye, words do not necessarily need to come out, but quite often they do along with the wave of the hand. Because I was there alone, I did often catch myself doing adaptors because even though I was not verbally communicating with anyone, I felt I looked odd, which when I am anxious and nervous I play with my own hair. I feel it keeps me going and awake. Ultimately, I found this assignment quite interesting because I did not know how important nonverbal language is to society. We count on many nonverbal communication cues to know what is happening. Think about when a cop is directly traffic, he or she is not speaking, but simply using emblems such a moving his arms certain ways to indicated straight, left, or right. This is in essentially our first form of communication – nonverbal

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