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Economidou-Kogetsidis, Maria – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2009
The aim of the study is to identify and interpret the exact aspects of Greek interlanguage modification which present deviations from native usage. As such, it is an investigation of Greek ESL university students' request modification and a comparison to British English native speakers. More specifically, it concentrates on the mitigating function…
Descriptors: Speech Acts, Interlanguage, Native Speakers, Pragmatics