International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 5, Issue 12, December 2015 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


The use of English compliments and compliment responses by the Arab students at Jordan University in Jordan
      Majed Mohamed . Hasan . Drbseh
Abstract: The use of English expressions frequently has helped the transfer of pragmatics rules, for language learners are very important. Language learners should not only acquire the correct forms and sounds of the target language, but also the knowledge of how language is pragmatically used in the target culture (Lee, 2002). It is significant to develop learners‟ pragmatic competence in the classroom so as to increase their intercultural communicative competence in English. Learning English involves learning variety of communicative acts, or speech acts, to achieve their communicative goals in real life, including: requests, refusals, apologies, etc. A speech act is an utterance that serves a function in communication (e.g., apology, request or greeting).

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Majed Mohamed . Hasan . Drbseh (2018); The use of English compliments and compliment responses by the Arab students at Jordan University in Jordan; Int J Sci Res Publ 5(12) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-1215.php?rp=P484893
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