International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Linguistics | Vietnam | Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018


Strategies of Positive Politeness in Inviting and Declining Invitations in Vietnamese

Duong Bach Nhat [6]


Abstract: Politeness plays a significant status in human interaction, and a number of politeness strategies are commonly used in daily speech acts including inviting and declining invitations. The article presents the positive strategies which are employed in inviting and declining invitations by Vietnamese people. The framework is based on Brown, P. and Levinson, S [2] and Quang, N. [11].


Keywords: Politeness strategies, positive politeness strategies, inviting, declining invitations, positve face, negative face


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018,


Pages: 582 - 592


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