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I am thinking to take topic "body language" for TOK presentation. Can you give me some advice and tips how to do this topic? Please I need help now!

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Well, how about comparing the different habits people in various countries have of using body language, and how it causes misunderstandings?

Though I can't really see how you could get a very TOKish issue out of this.

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Did you ever see that HSBC advert? See if you can find it on youtube or something, but it had all those people giving various symbols with their hands with the intention of signifying gratitude and having a wholeeeee shedload of misunderstanding, like they'd put two fingers up or something. Like in Spain they have that devil horn thing, whereas round here it looks like you're some kind of confused rapper. I think it could be a really interesting topic, actually.

My spanish teacher was saying that when she first came over to england the first thing she noticed was that she'd go up and talk to people and they'd keep backing away from her until she was chasing them around the room -- hugeeee gap in personal space needs between the UK and Spain! She also used to teach numbers by putting her fingers up so that she swore at her class every time she did 'dos' (2, in case you don't do spanish xP).

Misunderstandings are amusing, and like the bread and water of TOK, I'm sure.

[url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOCqv1WcqBM"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOCqv1WcqBM[/url]

[url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSLPEwvVvN0"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSLPEwvVvN0[/url]

I think they did other ones as well :]

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You could do both the positive and negative aspects. Some gestures that people use are universally recognized, while others aren't and can cause misunderstandings. And you could relate it to the Language part of T.O.K, obviously. Though I'm not sure what conclusion you'd get from it in the end, but as it always is with T.O.K, you're entitled to whatever belief you have as long as you can justify it to a certain extent.

Enjoy. >.< The T.O.K presentation was one of my favorite things to do.

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