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Body Language – IELTS Speaking Practice

body language – IELTS Speaking practice

Body LanguageIELTS Speaking Practice

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Class Rules:

Teacher on SkypeYour assignments that MUST be completed 24 hours before the class, i.e. until Tuesday, 9:00 pm (Iran):

  1. Make a question about the topic of this session in the blue comment form at the bottom of the page.
  2. Reply to one of your classmates’ questions in the blue comment form below by pressing the Reply button.


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Related Idioms and Expressions:

Argue for/against: 

Please take an either positive or negative position to the statement below. You cannot be neutral. If all students have the same idea, the teacher will play devil’s advocate to have a heated argument.

Animals are more competent than humans when it comes to using body language.

Photo Scanning:

Please examine the photo below and try to come up with as many reasons as you can in support of the following statement:

Animals are instinctively more prepared to encode and decode body language signals.


Reaching a Conclusion: 

  • At the end of each session, we try to come to an informed conclusion on the selected issue.
  • The students are expected to take notes during the class and use their notes to reach a conclusion at the end of each session in around 2 minutes.

Call for Feedback:

Please help us to improve the quality of this class and our online community (LELB Society) by expressing your precious ideas about this question:

In our online classes, you have been experiencing three types of assessment: (1) self-assessment, (2) peer-assessment, and (3) teacher assessment. Among these three types of assessment, which one do you consider to be comparatively more important to create an ideally interactive online learning community? Please bring reasons for your opinions.

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1. How does body language help you to communicate?


It is obvious that body language has a key role in our communication, because we can transfer our feeling and purpose easily by body language. According to the new research which published, there is direct relation between audiences’ trust and lecturer’s body language, so to effect on people we need to use body language in best way.

Vahid Kalhor

From my point of view,When we learn a new language,no matter which language it is,we have to learn its own body languages too.as a matter of fact learning gestures which are related to diffrent part of the world can not only help you to communicate easily with people ,but also it will prevent effending people because gestures have diffrent meaning in diffrent parts of the world.For instance ,the sign of “OK” in european country indicates confirmation and approval,since people in Iran and in some south american countries, consider it as a discourtesy.
From the appearence of humanbeing up till now it has been a convinient and successful approach in communication between people all over the world.


3. How body language can have bad effect on our speech? What is the best way to prevent this problem?

Vahid Kalhor

4. Why body languge is an easy way for communicating with people?what is the benefit of using ?


6. Is it true that people from different counties with different languages use different kinds of body language?


* … countries … languages?


Thank you.


It could be true, but, from my point of you, it fairly looks like a genuine thing that is so unique in all parts of the world. Of course, it could depend on individual’s characteristic type in order to choose the way of showing or interpreting that gesture.


* … from my point of view * … in terms of choosing the way …


Although most of symptoms as body language is common but we should be aware of the differences. Common behavior in a society may have the incorrect interpretation in the other communities.


7. How can you misinterpret someone’s body language?


8. Anthropologists argued that all movements of the body have meaning and that nonverbal behavior has a grammar that can be analyzed in similar term to spoken language.
Do u agree with above sentence? Explain your idea

Vahid Kalhor

9. How much notice do you take of other people’s body language?
How conscious are you of your own body language?


Is subconscious mind the topic for the next session?


Brain Adams said :”Whatever the conscious mind thinks and believes, the subconscious identically creates. “

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