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Gender and Politeness in a Foreign Language Academic Context

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dc.contributor.author Bacha, Nahla Nola
dc.contributor.author Bahous, Rima
dc.contributor.author Diab, Rula L.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-10-28T12:37:25Z
dc.date.available 2015-10-28T12:37:25Z
dc.date.copyright 2012
dc.date.issued 2015-10-28
dc.identifier.issn 1923-869X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/2369
dc.description.abstract Theories and strategies of politeness and impoliteness are drawn upon to investigate underlying factors that might contribute to an understanding of differences among students and teachers towards politeness strategies. Classroom politeness in the present study is operationally defined according to various strategies or behaviors that the students in question draw upon in reacting to different situations. The study explores through a survey and a discourse completion test the degree of politeness the genders in an L1 Arabic context indicate to certain situations. Results show that the possible causes for the 'misunderstandings' and any perceived differences in 'impoliteness' between the genders are more 'cultural' rather than that of 'impoliteness' on the part of the students. Recommendations are made for prog en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Gender and Politeness in a Foreign Language Academic Context en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SAS en_US
dc.author.idnumber 198790030 en_US
dc.author.idnumber 197902770 en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200103271 en_US
dc.author.woa N/A en_US
dc.author.department English en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal International Journal of English Linguistics en_US
dc.journal.volume 2 en_US
dc.journal.issue 1 en_US
dc.article.pages 79-96 en_US
dc.keywords Politeness en_US
dc.keywords Multicultural/multilingual contexts en_US
dc.keywords Academic classroom management en_US
dc.keywords Polite strategies en_US
dc.keywords EFL classrooms en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ijel.v2n1p79 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Bacha, N. N., Bahous, R., & Diab, R. L. (2012). Gender and Politeness in a Foreign Language Academic Context. International Journal of English Linguistics, 2(1), p79. en_US
dc.author.email nbacha@lau.edu.lb
dc.author.email rbahous@lau.edu.lb
dc.author.email rula.diab@lau.edu.lb
dc.identifier.url http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/html/ijel/articles/14671.html


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