Brazilian culture has some truly unique aspects, which sometimes make little sense to those of us who weren’t brought up in Brazil.
One prominent feature is the hand gestures Brazilians use to express different feelings or daily occurrences. Aside from being quite eccentric and endearing, studies have shown that communication via gestures helps listeners to remember what you have said, and can make people feel more connected to one another. Yet one more reason for Brazilians to be considered among some of the planet’s friendliest!
Watch this cheeky video which shows the seven most common gestures used by Brazilians in their everyday conversations. Have you ever noticed any of them? Maybe you could start doing them yourself!