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ERIC Number: EJ1077040
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
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ISSN: ISSN-1916-4742
On Discrimination in Chinese and English Indirect Addressings
Yao, Lianbing
English Language Teaching, v6 n8 p151-155 2013
One of the fundamental usages of language is to address each other. As a socialized product, language is bound to transfer its users' intention, the examination of which will have to be based on the absence of either the addressor or the addressee, or even the both. In the process of social development, there exists discrimination between different nations, job-takers, and genders. This essay tries to look into the discrimination in the indirect addressings in people's communication. The findings bring home some implications for foreign language teaching and learning.
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Language: English
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