KINESICS: the study of body motion or body behavior.
nEmblems: gestures that have a direct verbal translation and can stand alone such as the ok sign.
nIllustrators: gestures that complement our words such as pointing when giving directions.
nRegulators: gestures that may prolong or terminate the conversation such as looking at your watch walking away or nodding and leaning forward.
nAdaptors: gestures that make you feel more comfortable in a communication situation such as twirling your hair or tapping your fingers.
nAffect Displays: facial expressions motivated by emotion such as a smile or frown.
nIn this lesson you will venture out and observe the people around you. Tune out what they are saying and then sit back and watch. Take notes on what type of gestures(emblems regulators illustratorsadaptorsand affect displays)are they using? How often do they use each one? Are they aware of these gestures?You will then use your notes to write a typed two page essay describing what you witnessed. Please let us know where you were the mallStarbucks work etc.. and who was involved two men sitting at a table
Describe at least ten separate gestures.
nWhat type?
nWhat are they conveying? How many repetitions?
nWhat are the circumstances?
Please submit in drop box your essay including:
nTwo pages typedMINIMUM of 675 words
nDouble spaced
nParagraphs not bullets
nInclude nonverbal terminology
nSpecific examples
Reminder:All written work must comply with standard English rules such as proper capitalization grammar and spelling. The assignment must be submitted by the deadline listed in the calendar

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