TITLE

Los elementos atenuadores para expresar desacuerdo en el discurso oral de estudiantes E/LE universitarios de nivel B1 en contexto de inmersión. Estudio cualitativo

AUTHOR(S)
Medina, Isabel
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Revista Nebrija de Lingüística Aplicada a la Enseñanza de Len;2012, Issue 12, p104
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
This study shows from a pragmalinguistic perspective how a group of university students, learners of Spanish as a second language, use mitigatings makers to mitigate the expression of disagreement in order to mantain the balance of interaction. Data reveal that learners use mitigating structures as well as politeness strategies to avoid threatening the image of the interlocutor, although the variety of mitigating structures is limited and the use of strategies is not always appropiate.
ACCESSION #
82539257

 

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