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Ways of Greeting

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WAYS OF GREETING AND A COMPARARISION BETWEEN VIETNAMESE AND ENGLISH GREETINGS







PART I: INTRODUCTION

1. Rationale



  Communication is one of the most important interactions of human- being. People use language( verbal and non- verbal) to communicate. Greeting is a small process of communication process. It occurs at the beginning of the conversation. People use language to greet each other; therefore, language of greeting is the most popular language in every country.Whenever people learn a foreign language, they firstly learn how to greet.

  Each country has its own language including greetings. The greetings often convey information about cultural characteristics, religious rules of the countries. Furthermore, through greetings between the greeters, we can know something about the relationships and social status of the greeters.

  When I started learning English, first of all I started learn greeting in English such as “Hi”, “Hello”, “Good morning”, “How do you do?”, etc…Since the, I have used them when greeting in English. As a result, I found many differences between Vietnamese and English greetings.That why I want to make this research.



2. Aims of the study



- To help the Vietnamese learners understand the behaviors principles and use greetings in appropriate time and place so that they can communicate successfully.

- To help learners in translating, especially in translating a English conversation into Vietnamese.

- To provide some conventional greetings and responses in some circumstances in English.



3. Scope of the study



- Greetings and greeting culture.

- Greetings in English and Vietnamese.

- Differences and similarities in greetings between English and Vietnamese.

4. Methods of the study



- Contrastive and comparative method.

- Statistic method.

- Descriptive method.

5. Design of the study



PART I: INTRODUCTION

1. Rationale

2. Aims of the study

3. Scope of...

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