Refusals in Javanese and English
作者: Agus Wijayanto
刊名: Journal of Intercultural Communication, 2019(50)
来源数据库: Journal of Intercultural Communication
关键词: RefusalsInvitationsOffersSequential orderSemantic formula
原始语种摘要: Refusing is a common speech act; nonetheless people from different cultural backgrounds employ different refusal strategies. The present study compares refusal strategies used between native speakers of Javanese in Indonesia and native speakers of British English in the United Kingdom. Empirical data were elicited by means of discourse completion tasks. The findings showed that Javanese and British native speakers favoured indirect refusal strategies and used approximately similar sequential orders of refusals, although the types of semantic formulas and adjuncts involved were different. Awareness of different social status levels tended to induce different frequencies of the use of semantic formulas and adjuncts of refusals whereas different initiating acts of refusals generated...
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关键词翻译
  • English 英语英国的英国人的英语的
  • refusal 拒绝
  • employ 使用
  • orders 定货量
  • formulas 公式
  • native 国产的
  • discourse 会谈
  • completion 完成
  • different 不相同的
  • people 民族