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Politeness through the Prism of Requests, Apologies and Refusals : A Case of Advanced Serbian EFL Learners

By: Savic, Milica.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014Description: 1 online resource (370 p.).ISBN: 9781443858571.Subject(s): English language -- Phonetics | English language | Language and languagesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Politeness through the Prism of Requests, Apologies and Refusals : A Case of Advanced Serbian EFL LearnersDDC classification: 428.0071 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
CONTENTS; List of Figures; List of Tables; Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Chapter One: Introduction; Chapter Two: Theories of Politeness: An Overview; Chapter Three: Speech Acts: Requests, Apologies and Refusals; Chapter Four: Methodology; Chapter Five: Results and Findings; Chapter Six: Analysis and Discussion; Chapter Seven: Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Index
Summary: The challenges that EFL learners, teachers and teacher educators are facing today have increased considerably with the comparatively new role of English as the lingua franca of the modern world. For both learners and teachers, responding to these new demands involves mastering a broader set of communication skills and a wider range of competencies in English, L2 pragmatic competence being only one of them, albeit an extremely significant one. With this in mind, Politeness through the Prism of...
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CONTENTS; List of Figures; List of Tables; Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Chapter One: Introduction; Chapter Two: Theories of Politeness: An Overview; Chapter Three: Speech Acts: Requests, Apologies and Refusals; Chapter Four: Methodology; Chapter Five: Results and Findings; Chapter Six: Analysis and Discussion; Chapter Seven: Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Index

The challenges that EFL learners, teachers and teacher educators are facing today have increased considerably with the comparatively new role of English as the lingua franca of the modern world. For both learners and teachers, responding to these new demands involves mastering a broader set of communication skills and a wider range of competencies in English, L2 pragmatic competence being only one of them, albeit an extremely significant one. With this in mind, Politeness through the Prism of...

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