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Acquisition of request modifiers in Vietnamese as a second language

Nguyen, Thi Thuy Minh; Ho, Gia Anh Le

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This study examines the acquisition of request modifiers by learners of L2 Vietnamese, with a view to expanding the range of target languages under inquiry and contributing to the field of L2 pragmatics acquisition. Data were collected from nine Vietnamese native speakers and 18 learners from various language backgrounds, using open role-plays in six scenarios with differing social power and imposition levels. An analysis was made of the learners' use of request modifiers in relation to their...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-05
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11627
Source: Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (JSEALS) 7 (20134): 31-51

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