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Empirical Study of the Realisation of the Speech Act of Apologising in English for European Communication

  • Agata Klimczak-PawlakEmail author
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Part of the Second Language Learning and Teaching book series (SLLT)

Abstract

Studying language use, we study more than just the surface of meaning: we study how people perceive and create each other, what they value and what they stand for. In our everyday encounters with different people, we tend to judge them, create an opinion about them within minutes after meeting them on the basis of their appearance, content of their utterances, and most importantly for this study, the way they communicate.

Keywords

Foreign Language Emotional Expression Native Speaker Human Development Index Social Distance 
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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of English StudiesUniversity of WarsawWarsawPoland

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