Body Language in Business Negotiation Hui Zhou & Tingqin Zhang The study of body language should be complementary to the study of language in communications. The understanding of one should be helpful in the further understanding of the other. Some authorities feel that the two are dependent on each other. This is certainly true in most situations. But it is also true that in certain situations body action contradicts what is being said, just as the spoken words may mean something quite different from what body language communicates.
Communication is critical to continued human development throughout our life span. It is what allows us to share thoughts, feelings, wonderings, and knowledge with others. Whether you are a verbal or nonverbal communicator, the vast majority of communication we do is through nonverbal channels. So if nonverbal communication makes up a substantial portion of our communicative experience, what does it involve? Many of us associate facial expression and gestures with nonverbal communication, but these are not the only two types involved.
Intro of the topic : Body language, it is one of the most diverse topic when it comes to observing others. In lay man terms, it may be understood as the way how one carries himself/herself, the way they portray themselves to others. In layman terms body language may be understood as not using voice. It refers to various forms of nonverbal communication wherein a person may reveal clues as to some unspoken intention or feeling through their physical behaviour. These behaviour may include facial expressions, gestures, eye contact, body postures, smile/laughter.
Nonverbal communication involves those nonverbal stimuli in a communication setting that are generated by both the source and his or her use of the environment and that have potential message value for the source or receiver (Samovar et al, 2011). Basically it is sending and receiving messages in a variety of ways without the use of verbal codes (words). It is both intentional and unintentional. Most speakers or listeners are not conscious of
Non-verbal communication is just as verbal communication which has various types and categories and if the person improves his or her nonverbal communication skills, he might get a better chance to read the nonverbal signals and increase the ability to communicate effectively with others. First category is kinesics in which it studies the movement of hand or body or face. Gestures are divided into three types which are adaptors, emblems, and illustrators. Adaptors are behaviours that are indicating internal states and targeted toward the self or object such as touching. It is a behaviour that is occur subconsciously and is not in control of the surroundings like shaking legs and clicking pens repetitively.
ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to explore the use of non-verbal communication and its effect on teaching learning process .The research was descriptive. The objectives of the study were to explore the perception to teachers, students, regarding non-verbal communication as an important teaching learning tool, also to analyze the non-verbal communication use in English language teaching learning process. Research questionnaire were: 1.Why teachers use non-verbal communication in the English language classroom? 2. Does non-verbal communication influence English language learning at Middle level?
It is a part of our everyday behaviour. We communicate with one another through the use of our hands, arms, faces, personal space, etc,. Such behaviour tells a lot about our attitudes, personalities, relationships and emotions. (ii) Types of nonverbal communication Six types of nonverbal communication are commonly used. They are: 1.
It can be define that behavior and elements of speech aside from the words themselves that convey meaning. Non-verbal communication includes pitch, speed, tone and volume of voice, gestures and facial expressions, body posture, stance, and proximity to the listener, eye movements and contact, and dress and appearance. Non-verbal language is one form of communication that is often used in the presentation, where delivery is not with words or sound but through movements of the body which are often known as sign language or body language. In addition, the use of non-verbal language can through eye contact, use of objects such as clothes, haircuts, and the use of symbols. Research also shows that 55% of in-person communication comes from nonverbal cues like facial expressions, body stance, and tone of voice.
These can be facial expressions, body gestures and the use of time and space and so forth (Smith, 2004). Non-verbal language is a tool that reinforces the verbal language, according to Smith (2004) language is consisted of; 70 percent body gestures, 20 percent voice pitch and only about 10 percent specific spoken words. He continues by arguing that research results vary yet that the consensus is clear; non-verbal language is extremely important in human