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Learn to Speak Body Language (Mitchell Rose Films)

There are many things we don't say with words, but we say anyway, and you'd better get the message right. This is a comical video, although all the information given here is accurate and it helps you to better understand people's body language.

Motions here are exaggerated for your convenience, but this is not a parody but simply how things work.

Welcome back. Let’s begin with a review of Tape 4’s Vocabulary Building. Watch and repeat.

I am closed.
I am open.
There are so many thoughts in my head that it needs support.
I am at rest standing as if lying down.
I am stimulating my thinker.
Our usefulness is in suspension. Literally, we can’t give you a hand.
I am attuned to the passage of time.
My genitals are unavailable.
My boom-boom is unavailable.

Good! now let’s learn some new grammar.

Can you tell what this woman is saying?

The hand push states, a listener is directed away. The torso spiral says, I am preparing to go elsewhere. Put together this sentence says: you are sent away from my place, or in the colloquial contracted, get outta here. Get outta here.

See? putting compound phrases together is easy. Let’s go on. How about this phrase?

In a turtle like reaction of humiliation, the shoulders raise, withdrawing the head, the place of knowing.
The mouth posed to the side indicating: I have nothing to say, because my speaking orifice is distorted.
This compound phrase says, I can’t speak of anything, from the place of knowing or in the contracted form, I don’t know or merely: Idunno.

What does this young lady mean?
The sharp raising of the head, an expression of shock, is translated as "Oh".
The percussive planting of weight into one hip says: I am made heavy and will remain in an unchanging position of personal certainty, an affirmation of me.
The elevated focus says: I am attuned to a more celestial level than is present.
These elements in concert then create the compound phrase: “oh - me - God” or the variant. Oh my God!. Oh my God!.

Now you’re getting it.

This phrase introduces the concept of abstract representations, unseen props.

Here the arms are launched upward, symbolizing the jettisoning of invisible representations of self: belief systems, expectations etc.
The percussive striking of the hands also utilizes unseen props, here punishing that which is outside.
The lips begin to form the letter F, in an example of non-non verbal trans-linguistic communication.
This compound phrase says: I am angry. I am angry.
Good job.

Conjugating the head.

Head inflections modify meaning. Watch and repeat.

I am sensitive.
In the anterior tense: I am smart.
In the posterior tense: I am suspicious.

I am perplexed and I’m trying to see from a different perspective.
I confront you and I’m literally in your face.
What are you, nuts?

You are free to imagine what it would be like to be horizontal with me.
In the anterior tense: I am dangerously insane.
The posterior tense is too tense.

Now let’s put some of what we’ve learned into conversational practice, watch and complete your new vocabulary:

I have no weapon.
I scrutinize the totality of your physical form.
I withdraw some parts of my physical form from consideration.
I have power in my pelvis.
My genitals are unavailable.
I have no weapon.

That’s the idea. Let’s try a harder one.

I have no weapon.
You are free to imagine what it would be like to be horizontal with me.
Get outta here.
I am relaxed, standing as if lying.
I am dangerously insane.
I grant access to my face.
Oh my God!
I withdraw access to my face.
I have a weapon.
I am angry.

Good work!

On Tape 6 we’ll take a look at the mouth and what it says when it’s not saying anything. See you next time.

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