publication . Article . 2017

Pragmatic awareness of Suggestions: From (Im)Polite Mannerism to Attitudinal Appropriateness

Hamid Allami; Nasim Boustani;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2017 Journal: Research in English Language Pedagogy, volume 5, issue 2, pages 112-132 (issn: 2588-3259, eissn: 2538-4244, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Islamic Azad University, Isfahan Branch
The present research seeks to determine: (a) Iranian EFL learners’ application of suggestion semantic formulae ;(b) their attitude of appropriateness in terms of confidence in the employment of appropriate supportive moves; (c), their (im)polite mannerism with respect to the selected strategies; and (d) the relationship between attitude of appropriateness and mannerism of (im)politeness. An Oxford Quick placement Test (OQPT) was administered among 60 Iranian EFL learners to check their language proficiency level and to satisfy the assumption of homogeneity among the learners. These participants along with 10 American native speakers then underwent a suggestion D...
free text keywords: Pragmatic awareness of Suggestions: From (Im)Polite Mannerism to Attitudinal Appropriateness, lcsh:Theory and practice of education, lcsh:LB5-3640, lcsh:English language, lcsh:PE1-3729
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