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Title: An American – Vietnamese cross – cultural study of asking for permission in the workplace
Other Titles: Nghiên cứu giao văn hóa Việt-Mỹ về cách thức xin phép nơi công sở
Authors: Hoàng, Thị Kim Thoa
Keywords: American – Vietnamese cross – cultural;Giao văn hóa Việt-Mỹ;Workplace;Công sở
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: H. : ĐHQGHN
Abstract: This paper is carried out at endeavor of exploring the linguistic politeness strategies utilized by the Vietnamese and the American people in asking for permission in the workplace. From that, major similarities and differences between the two languages in this regard are revealed. On the basis of quantitative method, discourse completion task (DCT) is employed to collect data from participants including thirty Vietnamese native speakers and American ones who are currently working in the workplace. The result reveals that the positive politeness strategy namely “being conventionally indirect” is the most common strategy used by American businesspeople while their Vietnamese counterparts prefer “being optimistic” & “giving deference”. Moreover, some factors including ages, genders have great influence on the choice of politeness strategy for Vietnamese clerks whereas no significant influence of those one are made on the American counterpartners.
Description: 60 p.
URI: http://repository.vnu.edu.vn/handle/VNU_123/54415
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