1. to convey
a. to prevent something from being seen or known about; to hide
b. the state of being larger or more open than usual
c. to happen
4. to conceal
d. to communicate an idea or feeling without saying it directly
e. continuing for a long time
f. not covered; able to be seen
7. to imply
g. an occasion when someone is unfriendly or shows that they do not like
h. to express a thought, feeling, or idea so that it is understood by other
9. to hunch
i. upset or worried
j. to lean forward with your shoulders raised or to bend your back and
shoulders into a rounded shape
11. to occur
The Eyes s Language
The Gesture s Language
The Posture s Language
Think about what happens when you are talking to someone. What
messages would the following send:
• standing with your hands on your hips ?
• putting your hands in your pockets ?
• crossing your arms ?
• clasping your hands behind your back ?
• twiddling with your hair ?
• looking at the floor ?
• standing sideways while talking to them ?
Why do you think people express with gestures?
What gestures do you know that are different from your culture and
Do gestures help you to understand others and express yourself, or are
they sometimes confusing and distracting?
(Let s play)