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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted
Master of Arts (M.A.)
B. Jean Longmire
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Second Committee Member
Marilyn E. Draheim
The present study is aimed at analyzing ways of signaling politeness in the English language compared to the Spanish language with the purpose of helping ESL (English as a second language) and EFL (English as a foreign language) teachers to teach how politeness is achieved in English. ESL/EFL students should know how politeness is accomplished in English in order to communicate effectively in meetings held in English. In essence, I clarify what ways of signaling verbal politeness are found in English and how ESL/EFL teachers can integrate the teaching of those forms through interactions.
Campos, Ana Isabel. (1993). Politeness in meetings held in English and in Spanish and how to teach politeness in English in the EFL class. University of the Pacific, Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted. https://scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/uop_etds/2246
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