Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/153247
Title: THE ACQUISITION OF COMMUNICATION SKILLS AMONG JAPANESE AND SINGAPOREAN CHILDREN : SPEECH ACTS OF REQUESTS
Authors: LIM SU SIN
Issue Date: 1990
Citation: LIM SU SIN (1990). THE ACQUISITION OF COMMUNICATION SKILLS AMONG JAPANESE AND SINGAPOREAN CHILDREN : SPEECH ACTS OF REQUESTS. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Communicative style is acquired through socialization into a particular speech community. This paper discusses the differences in communicative styles between Japanese and Singaporeans and examine how the children from both countries acquire these styles respectively. The pattern of communication of Japanese emphasizes rationality while that of Singaporeans are more authority-oriented.
URI: https://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/153247
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