KESANTUNAN DIREKTIF DALAM SURAT BISNIS Kajian Penggunaan Ungkapan Permohonan Bahasa Inggris Oleh Penutur Bahasa Indonesia

Mualimin, Mualimin (2003) KESANTUNAN DIREKTIF DALAM SURAT BISNIS Kajian Penggunaan Ungkapan Permohonan Bahasa Inggris Oleh Penutur Bahasa Indonesia. Kajian Sastra (1). pp. 11-19. ISSN 0852 0704

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Abstract

This paper deals with politeness in requests used among the native speakers of Bahasa Indonesia in English business letters. The data cover twenty business letters in the form of e-mails with various topic. The research shows that the subjects use various ways of expressing request covering direct form are expressed in the form of declarative and interrogative sentences and often accompanied with ‘please’. Using Brown and Levinson’s theory of politeness, the result also shows that subjects take into account the risk of face loss in the relation to politeness strategies.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:politeness, business letters, request
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:Faculty of Humanities > Department of English
ID Code:6831
Deposited By:mrs sastra inggris
Deposited On:16 Feb 2010 10:51
Last Modified:16 Feb 2010 10:51

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