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How do Foreigners Greet in Polish?

Author(s): Anna Żurek
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Dom Wydawniczy ELIPSA
Keywords: witanie; greet; Polish language; Polish language for foreginers; Polish as foreign language

Summary/Abstract: The article is devoted to the explanation how greetings are expressed by non-native speakers of Polish language. The instrument used in the study was a discourse-completion test (DCT), developed for researching the speech act realization of second language learners. The investigations were performed in Poland and abroad among students from various European countries. In the paper the different greeting formulae were presented and analyzed. Additionally, the second goal of the study is an answer if greetings of second language learners convey politeness value according to Polish rules of politeness.

  • Issue Year: 2007
  • Issue No: 03
  • Page Range: 58-66
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Polish