Dec 4, 2011

How to Use Your Hands to Communicate

How to Use Your Hands to Communicate
What the most common gesture in your country? Here are some typical ones from English-speaking countries. Do they mean the same in your language?


The Money Sign
How to do it : rub the tip of your index finger and thumb togather gently.
Meaning : “Give me the money! / Show me the money!”

The Beckoning Sign
How to do it : with your index finger sticking out of a clenched fist, and your palm facing up, move your index finger repeatedly towards you in hooking movement, as you were pulling something nearer.
Meaning : this generally means “come here!”

The Call-Me Sign
How to do it : with your thumb and little finger outstretched and other fingers tight against palm, place your thumb to your ear and your little finger to your mouth.
Meaning : “I’ll call you / Call me! / Let’s call one another!”

Time Out Sign
Ho to do it : make a T sign by placing your left hand in a vertical position and your right hand in a horizontal position across the top of your left hand
Meaning : “Stop! / Let’s have a break! / That’s enough!”

The Bill Sign
How to do it : with your index finger and thumb together, make wavy lines in the air if you were signing your name.
Meaning : “Could you bring me the bill, please?”
Artikel Terkait

2 comments: