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ERIC Number: EJ1081503
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Mar
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1916-4742
Cultural and Social Interpretation of Chinese Addressing Strategies
Yin, Yahui
English Language Teaching, v3 n1 p195-199 Mar 2010
This paper examines the influence of Chinese cultural factors on the addressing terms, together with the history of their use, the social dynamics involved in their use. Through the examination of exact terms, the author demonstrates to the reader, the deeply rooted cultural factors behind it and different ways that these terms can be used, depending upon the different situations. This kind of cultural and social interpretation is supposed to help communicators better understand addressing terms in different situations.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China