Politeness and Culture in Second Language Acquisition

  • Sooho¬†Song

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Sooho Song
    Pages 8-62
  3. Sooho Song
    Pages 84-134
  4. Sooho Song
    Pages 135-143
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 144-164

About this book


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.


communication language acquisition second language Second language acquisition SLA

Authors and affiliations

  • Sooho¬†Song
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  1. 1.University of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeUSA

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