Refusals


Structure of Refusals

Examples and explanations of how refusals are structured.


Refusals by Language

Examples and explanations of refusals in the following languages:

American English
Arabic
British English
Chinese
German
Japanese
Spanish


Teaching Tips

Tips for teachers of refusals.


References for Refusals

See a list of references used for this section.


Bibliography

See the full bibliography on refusals in Speech Acts / Area of Focus and in The Teaching & Learning of Speech Acts under Empirical Studies.

 

 

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