G1 - Humble Expressions or ,E s express the lower status of...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Humble Expressions or ,E s express the lower status of the speaker or his or her in-group member and express respect toward a superior or out-group person. The verbs are almost always used in long forms, because the purpose of using them is to be polite to the listener. These expressions are used to talk modestly about your own family or about your company. These expressions are used especially for business occasions, job interviews, public speeches, public announcements etc. hh " * 1. : v + 2. H | H * 53v+ ^ v+ 3. : v + 4. Talk modest of our own action X u : v+ h " * u. H. H.h H.h H.h H. HHh H.h H.h H .h H .h H . H .h E " * " * " * E " * " * " * " * " * " * ...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course AEAJ 202 taught by Professor Kaya during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Albany.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online