HW 03 Politeness.docx - LING 1020 Homework#3 Due at the beginning of your Discussion Section on Name Focusing mainly on the model of Brown Levinson(1987

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LING 1020 Homework #3Due at the beginning of your Discussion Section on September 28, 2018Name _____________________Focusing mainly on the model of Brown & Levinson (1987), we discussed how politeness can be seen as a sociolinguisticvariable. In Homework 5 you will apply the Brown-Levinson model to some of your own communication.Follow these steps:Choose a recent email that you have sent or received that involves some kind of face-threatening act (FTA). Copy the textof that email into a document. In the interest of confidentiality, be careful to remove any identifying information (names,email addresses, company names, departments, etc.) from the email.“Dear Worthy and Fran Johnson Scholarship Trust,Here is my application for the 2018 academic scholarship which I am seeking in order to help pay for my tuition at theUniversity of Connecticut where I will be a junior this fall. I have attached all of the required documents in this email,including the completed application, essay, photo, letters of recommendations and transcripts from both universities I haveattended. My signature as well as my parent/guardians signature is attached in a separate document just so you are
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