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The Notion of Indirectness in the English Language of Conversation



Year of publication 1994
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Teaching English as a Foreign Language at University Level, TEMPUS Symposium
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Linguistics
Keywords indirectness; tentativeness; asertion; assumption
Description The article deals with the notions of indirectness and tentativeness in English conversation justifying their existence from the semantic, syntactic and sociocultural points of view.

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