Making Requests ~ dint of. Chinese EFL Learners
Publisher: John Benjamins Publ | 2011 | ISBN: 902725611X | English | True PDF | 214 pages | 10.75 Mb
Requests, a remark act people frequently use to be faithful to everyday social interactions, have attracted special attention in politeness theories, pragmatics, and support language acquisition. This book looks at solicitation behaviours in a significant EFL populousness - Chinese-speaking learners of English. It testament draw on recent literature, such for the re~on that politeness theories and cognitive models because interlanguage pragmatics development, as well in the same manner with placing special emphasis on situational context and formulaic language to provide a again fine-grained investigation. A range of supplication scenarios has been specifically designed despite this project, from common service encounters to very much face-threatening situations such as borrowing cash and asking a favour of police magistrate. Our findings on Chinese-style pragmatic behaviours and patterns of pragmatic evolution will be of value to touchy-cultural pragmatics researchers, TESOL professionals, and university students with an interest in this surface of study.