Anglistics Study Programme AL 1 Week 4 Anglistics

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Anglistics Study Programme AL 1 Week 4 Anglistics Study Programme www. singidunum. ac. rs/admission

Anglistics Study Programme AL 1 Week 4 Anglistics Study Programme www. singidunum. ac. rs/admission

Anglistics Study Programme Week 3 • Revision • ASSERTIVES –convey information • DIRECTIVES –eliciting

Anglistics Study Programme Week 3 • Revision • ASSERTIVES –convey information • DIRECTIVES –eliciting an act • COMMISSIVES –making a commitment • EXPRESSIVES –expressing state/emotion • DECLARATIVES –creating a new state of affairs

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 REQUESTS Blum-Kulka et al. , 1989

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 REQUESTS Blum-Kulka et al. , 1989

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 COMPLAINTS Level Strategy Example Direct Threat Blaming Accusation &

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 COMPLAINTS Level Strategy Example Direct Threat Blaming Accusation & Warning Request for Repair I’m going to slap you! You’re guilty! Don’t expect me to tolerate anymore… It’s a shame we’re still here because of you! You’ll pay for this! Forgiving It’s ok, do not worry! Conventionally indirect Disapproval and/or Annoyance Non-conventionally ind. Inspired by: Trosborg, 1995

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 APOLOGIES Level Strategy Example Direct Expression of Apology I’m

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 APOLOGIES Level Strategy Example Direct Expression of Apology I’m so sorry! Conventionally indirect Explanation of the Situation You know, on my way… Acknowledgement of Responsibility My bad! Offer of Repair I’ll help you with that! Promise of Forbearance I promise I won’t repeat it! Non-conventionally ind. Denial of Intention Accusation of the Third Party Inspired by: Olshtain & Kohen, 1983 I really didn’t want. It was Tom, not me!

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 THANKING Level Strategy Example Direct Explicit Thanking Tnx a

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 THANKING Level Strategy Example Direct Explicit Thanking Tnx a million! Conventionally indirect Acknowledging the debt Paying Compliment/Well-wishing I owe you one! You’re the best! Non-conventionally ind. Expressing Positive Feelings I’m relieved everything is OK now! Expressing Regret for Disturbance I’m sorry for calling you regarding the situation! Inspired by: Cheng, 2005

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 Task: Comment on the nature of the acts given

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 Task: Comment on the nature of the acts given below (commissives, assertives, directives, expressives, declaratives): 1. Could you, please, be so kind as to exit the room? 2. I’m so sorry for informing you about the matter and asking for help! NB 3. Thank you so much for giving me a hand! 4. I’m going to kill you because of this! 5. I’m so happy everything is just fine now – what a relief! 6. I promise I’ll never repeat the mistake again! 7. I’d like to ask you to turn the music down! 8. I wish the best for you! • REQUESTS & COMPLAINTS – DIRECTIVES? • THANKING & APOLOGISING – EXPRESSIVES?

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 Task: Comment on the level of directness of the

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 Task: Comment on the level of directness of the acts given below (direct, con. indirect, non-conv. indirect): 1. Could you, please, be so kind as to exit the room? 2. I’m so sorry for informing you about the matter and asking for help! NB 3. Thank you so much for giving me a hand! 4. I’m going to kill you because of this! 5. I’m so happy everything is just fine now – what a relief! 6. I promise I’ll never repeat the mistake again! 7. I’d like to ask you to turn the music down! 8. I wish the best for you! • REQUESTS & COMPLAINTS – DIRECTIVES? • THANKING & APOLOGISING – EXPRESSIVES?

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 Task: Suggest – locution, illocution and perlocution of the

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 Task: Suggest – locution, illocution and perlocution of the speech acts: 1. Could you, please, be so kind as to exit the room? 2. I’m so sorry for informing you about the matter and asking for help! NB 3. Thank you so much for giving me a hand! 4. I’m going to kill you because of this! 5. I’m so happy everything is just fine now – what a relief! 6. I promise I’ll never repeat the mistake again! 7. I’d like to ask you to turn the music down! 8. I wish the best for you! • REQUESTS & COMPLAINTS – DIRECTIVES? • THANKING & APOLOGISING – EXPRESSIVES?

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 Task: Identify P, D, R notions in the scenarios

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 Task: Identify P, D, R notions in the scenarios below: 1. You’re stopped by a police officer, who surprises you by informing you that you’ve just driven through a stop sign. 2. A friend has given you directions to her apartment, including instructions to turn left at the first stop sign after the intersection of Oak and Broad. You arrive about 30 minutes late and say. 3. You’re driving with an aunt who’s in a hurry to get to church. You slow down and glide through a stop sign, knowing that on Sunday mornings there is seldom traffic at that intersection. As you enter the intersection, you see a car approaching and jam on the brakes, startling your aunt. What speech acts will be elicited?

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 Reading:

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 Reading:

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 Reading:

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 Reading:

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4

Anglistics Study Programme Task: Week 4

Anglistics Study Programme Task: Week 4

Anglistics Study Programme Routine: Week 4

Anglistics Study Programme Routine: Week 4

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 POLITENESS - politus, Latin? - Politeness equal kindness? -

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 POLITENESS - politus, Latin? - Politeness equal kindness? - What language notions illustrate politeness? - Politeness of political discourse - Goals of politeness - Universals of Politeness - Tu-Vous address – T-V disctinction – social distance? - Cultural identity

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 POLITENESS - Tu-Vous address – T-V disctinction – social

Anglistics Study Programme Week 4 POLITENESS - Tu-Vous address – T-V disctinction – social distance? Brown and Gilman