Differences of Polite Language between Chinese and English from the Viewpoint of Face
Available Online January 2019.
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- face; politeness; language
- Face is very important both in Chinese culture and Western culture. The maintenance of face needs the polite language’s synergy which is affected by the cultural differences. The author argues that knowing the politeness principle of using language in different cultures is significant for cross-culture communication.
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TY - CONF AU - Shu Zhang PY - 2019/01 DA - 2019/01 TI - Differences of Polite Language between Chinese and English from the Viewpoint of Face BT - Proceedings of the 2018 6th International Education, Economics, Social Science, Arts, Sports and Management Engineering Conference (IEESASM 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 204 EP - 207 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ieesasm-18.2019.38 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ieesasm-18.2019.38 ID - Zhang2019/01 ER -