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    people use it on day to day basis to communicate to others but little do they know that it happens in our everyday life amongst every one around the world. Whether it 's something as quick as a head nod or someone displaying large amounts of hand gestures while telling a story. This is something most people are unaware that they do something that happens subconsciously. Knowing how to read types of body languages can change the entire perspective on so many things. It can really show how…

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    It is a set of rules in our minds or brain that tells us how to speak dramatically (Duranti, 1977) The basic principles of communication are verbal, body language, hand gestures, sign language, written language, pictures, signs and symbols. Using many different means of communication, builds a deeper knowledge and influences how the world is perceived by people. Language creates our identity. Language is used to empower…

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    Deborah Tannen Analysis

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    Women complain that men do not listen or are unsupportive because of their lack of body language that shows they listen. Women are used to talking to their friends using eye contact or supportive gestures showing the person sharing that they are listening. Men on the other hand also get frustrated from women. “Men expect silent attention interpret a stream of listener noise as overreaction or impatience,” and that is what women do the majority of…

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    Hand Stereotypes

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    Adults tend to make gestures when they communicate whether intentional or not. It generally helps the speaker express their thoughts, and research shows it makes the listener comprehend the information more extensively. Since gesture and speech are so closely correlated, they are often thought of as a single unified system. Hand gestures are generally used universally but vary throughout different parts of the world. For example, a V sign with fingers may indicate peace in some areas of the…

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    Essay On Toast

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    On December 5, 2014, I gave a speech (toast) to my dear fellow classmates, Ms. Rich, and Mr. Jenson, on Mother Teresa. As said, I received the video of me giving the speech and from the beginning, I was excited to receive it. I wanted to know how I did and I really wanted to see if I have improved or not. I wasn’t dreading it when I was watching myself on video because I personally now feel that I became a better public speaker than what I was before. In fact I was excited to get my video after…

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    in our group put equal effort in the work and there were no slackers in our group. At times I just hoped all my group member did their part and I was always nervous for them. Zachary had good eye contact and his tone was informative but his hand gestures were a little…

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    Chapter 4 Developing Diversity Consciousness: Stepping Outside of Ourselves Stepping outside of ourselves helps to increase awareness and understanding (Butcher, 2015) reports, that it enables you to see through other’s eyes. Also, he encourages us to put ourselves in other people’s shoes. This will in turn give us the ability to view experiences through different perspectives. In addition, while bringing awareness to our own perspectives. Many times we may interpret or draw a conclusion using…

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    skills for an individual. Many of the greatest conductors have spent decades perfecting their craft and creating their style, while building their musicality. One element that sets apart the greatest of conductors is expressivity. Proper expressive gesture can influence not only audience perception of an ensemble, but also the ensemble sound. The notion that expression can influence ensemble sound…

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    Language Reflection

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    we first encountered at the start of my shift A face to face conversation Casual Language Hand/Head gestures Behind the Counter of the store Eye contact Interruption a customer had approached to the checkout Co-Manager A nice greeting when I arrive at the workplace and to what work had to be done for the day A face to face conversation Semi-Formal/Casual Language Personal Social talk Hand Gestures Pointing In the managers room Eye contact Hand shake Customer Giving the customer service for…

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    intentions. While at a checkpoint as personal pass through you are taught to seek nervous behaviors and array of different behavioral markers to indicate danger. I translated this into my business life using the same techniques to identify different hand gestures, postures, and facial movement in order to determine emotions and if a person likes what they hear or if the person believes in what they say to me. I very much enjoy the different take Amy Cuddy had on body language. She asked…

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