Research on Similarities and Differences in Polite Expressions at Home and Abroad

YUFANG RAO

Abstract


In this paper, theoretical analysis and comparative analysis are used to make a systematic analysis of polite expressions at home and abroad and then find their similarities and differences by comparing and analyzing, aiming at clarifying the cultural differences in polite expressions at home and abroad. The research result shows that the similarities of polite expressions at home and abroad are reflected in respect for each other and the differences are reflected in the context of the application of polite expressions, which is directly related to the cultural background of China and the west. With the acceleration of globalization, polite expressions certainly will be used more and more frequent in various countries, and thus it is important for the establishment of harmonious communication relationship to define the cultural differences of polite expressions at home and abroad.

Keywords


At home and abroad; language culture; cultural differences polite expressions; similarities and differences.


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/adess2017/17780

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