We need to agree on the topic first. Try to be as precise as possible .This is not a general essay about politeness, but an essay about, e.g. apologies in male and female student interactions
Politeness in The Chinese And English Language
The English and Chinese language are quite different at the core relative to the fact that they are based on different cultures. These are two different cultures that have varying values which also means that their approach to morals and ethics is diverse. This affects the way that people interact with one another. One of the aspects that has to be considered when it comes to the element of politeness in the Chinese culture is that, both morals and ethics are an integral part of the basis for politeness. In the English language however, there is some element of difference compared to the Chinese language. This is relative to the fact that, in the English language the aspect of politeness largely exists where there are two or more parties that are conflicted. As such, for the Chinese people there is a difference in concept of what they would consider to be politeness and most importantly the interpretation of what counts as face threatening acts or that which does not. It is important to understand the differences that exists between the two languages (McEnery, & Xiao, 2010). This is an aspect that can be seen as feeding the element of cultural competence in today`s society that has different cultures interacting. In the recent past, there have been some significant interaction between the Chinese cult...