Relational practices in Norwegian students’ e-mail requests in English
作者: Milica Savić
刊名: Journal of Intercultural Communication, 2019(49)
来源数据库: Journal of Intercultural Communication
关键词: Norwegian students’ e-mail requests in EnglishRelational practicesE-mail openings and closingsRequest impositionSocial distance
原始语种摘要: The paper explores relational practices in openings and closings in Norwegian students’ e-mail requests in English. It investigates the range of opening and closing sequences and the frequency of their occurrence as well as their variation depending on the level of request imposition and social distance between the e-mail writer and the lecturer. The very high frequency of occurrence of openings and closings, considered to be optional e-mail elements, in a small corpus of 109 authentic e-mails demonstrates a clear orientation to interpersonal aspects of communication. An orientation to familiarity was identified in the openings while a slight preference for deference was found in the closings. Social distance appeared to affect relational practices to a greater extent than the level of...
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  • English 英语英国的英国人的英语的
  • lecturer 讲师
  • Norwegian 挪威
  • authentic 可靠
  • writer 记录器写入程序
  • relational 有关系的
  • orientation 定向
  • occurrence 事件
  • familiarity 亲缘性
  • distance 距离