Gestures

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Subject : WRITING SKILLS Teacher : T. HAKOBYAN Student : SARGSYAN ANI Faculty: FFL, YEAR 2. 14G Deadline : 2.12.13 Submission: 2.12.13

BODY GESTUERS OF THE WORLD

During our life we express our opinion, feelings, thoughts with the help of the words, but sometimes there are things which cannot be expressed with the help of simple words and that time we use language of gestures. These international and unique language has a long history. There are plenty of gestures and all the gestures have their origin but their meaning differs according to region. For example when we want to indicate that things are working according to our plans or when we want to approve something we us thumb up sign which is popular in American and European cultures . This gesture has its origination which goes back to the times of the gladiators . During these battles the audience had to decide give a life to gladiator or to kill him, so, if they were using thumb up gesture that was a sign that they want the gladiator to be dead . This harmless gesture translates into a rude and offensive gesture in Islamic and Asian countries. Sometimes we cross our fingers which is also a part of body language. It is considered as a sign of wishing for good luck or fortune. It also may have originated from the…...

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