Teaching Nonverbal Communication and Cultural Differences in Foreign Language Education
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Nonverbal communication
Cross-cultural differences
Foreign language teaching



Submitted : 2024-01-26
Accepted : 2024-02-10
Published : 2024-02-25


Nonverbal communication plays an important role in interpersonal interactions, but there are obvious differences in the forms of nonverbal communication among people with different cultural backgrounds. Therefore, in foreign language courses, teachers should help students understand the differences in culture and nonverbal communication specific to the target language, in addition to covering language-related knowledge. This paper outlines the concept of nonverbal communication, analyzes the cross-cultural differences in nonverbal communication, and studies the foreign language teaching strategies based on the cross-cultural differences in nonverbal communication.


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