Kosenko Yu. Peculiarities of the non-verbal means of communication in the cross-cultural interaction

Authors

  • Kosenko Yu. Sumy State University

Keywords:

non-verbal means of communication, facial expression, eye-contact, smile, gestures, cross- cultural interaction.

Abstract

The article is devoted to the non-verbal means of communication in the cross-cultural interaction. Special attention is focused on the paralinguistic nature of different paradigm of units, especially facial expression, eye- contact, smile, distance factors of the partners, posture, gestures, which substitute words or accompany conversation. Studies have shown these non-verbal elements to be the most culturally – influenced part of
behaviour. Attention is being paid to the non-verbal means of communication as harmonious interaction to
minimize the possibility of conflict. The study of communicant’s speech behaviour in concrete situations allowed to
define peculiarities of the non-verbal means used to convey emotions, intentions, information in different
countries.

Published

2020-05-21

How to Cite

Косенко Ю. В. (2020). Kosenko Yu. Peculiarities of the non-verbal means of communication in the cross-cultural interaction. Philological Treatises, 2(1), 45–51. Retrieved from https://tractatus.sumdu.edu.ua/index.php/journal/article/view/775