International Journal of Business and Social Science , Volume (2), No (16), Year (2011-9) , Pages (152-160)

Title : ( Delving into Speech Act of Suggestion: A Case of Iranian EFL Learners )

Authors: Reza Pishghadam , maryam sharafaddini ,

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This study intends to investigate how Iranian EFL learners utilize suggestion speech act. To this end, 150 Iranian English learners took part in this research and completed a DCT (Discourse Completion Task) consisting of 6 situations in which learners’ suggestion act was explored. Percentage and Chi-square were employed to analyze the data. The findings were compared with those of Jiang (2006) in order to find out the similarities and differences between Persian and English suggestion strategies. The study results indicated discrepancy in three types of suggestion samples between natives and non-natives.

Keywords

, Pragmatic competence, Speech act, Suggestion act, EFL
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author = {Pishghadam, Reza and Sharafaddini, Maryam},
title = {Delving into Speech Act of Suggestion: A Case of Iranian EFL Learners},
journal = {International Journal of Business and Social Science },
year = {2011},
volume = {2},
number = {16},
month = {September},
issn = {2219-1933},
pages = {152--160},
numpages = {8},
keywords = {Pragmatic competence; Speech act; Suggestion act; EFL context},
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%T Delving into Speech Act of Suggestion: A Case of Iranian EFL Learners
%A Pishghadam, Reza
%A Sharafaddini, Maryam
%J International Journal of Business and Social Science
%@ 2219-1933
%D 2011

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