The Speech Act of Greeting by Saudi Students of English as a Foreign Language
作者: Rehan Almegren
刊名: The International Journal of Humanities Education, 2018, Vol.15 (4), pp.1-22
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/2327-0063/CGP/v15i04/1-22
关键词: Greeting StrategiesSpeech ActsPragmaticsSociolinguisticsEnglishEFL
原始语种摘要: This study carried out an investigation of the speech act of greeting, as performed by Saudi English as a Foreign Language (EFL) students. It compared greeting speech strategies performed by EFL students in intermediate and advanced levels to analyze if pragmatic transfer was present in their responses. The sample included fifty participants for each of the following four groups—native speakers of English; advanced-level students; intermediate-level students; and native speakers of Arabic—for a total of 200 subjects. Data was collected using the method of a written discourse completion test (DCT). Participants were asked to write what greeting they would use in different real-life situations. American English speakers (AEL) and advanced English speakers (AES) produced more words than...
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  • English 英语英国的英国人的英语的
  • greeting 敬礼
  • EFL Equivalent Focal Length
  • words 文字
  • intermediate 中频
  • pragmatic 实用主义的
  • native 国产的
  • discourse 会谈
  • asked 证券卖价
  • completion 完成