Politeness and Culture in Second Language Acquisition (Hardcover)

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By S. Song
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This book examines the importance of politeness in pragmatic expression and communication, making a significant contribution to the debate over whether the universal politeness theory is applicable globally regardless of cultural differences.

About the Author


SOOHO SONG is Assistant Professor of Foreign Language and Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA. Her research focuses on sociolinguistics and second language acquisition, particularly the relationship between language and culture in the context of politeness.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781137030627
ISBN-10: 1137030623
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: October 29th, 2012
Pages: 164
Language: English