Title

"Sorry. I'm so busy that I carelessly spilt some oyster sauce on you." : the uses of apologies among a group of bilingual speakers in Hong Kong

Year of Award

1995

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Department

Faculty of Arts.

Keywords

Apologizing, Cantonese dialects, China, English language, Hong Kong, Social aspects, Speech acts (Linguistics)

Language

English

Comments

Thesis (M.A.)--Hong Kong Baptist University, 1995;Dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Arts;Includes bibliographical references (leaves 125-131)

Copyright

The author retains all rights to this work. The author has signed an agreement granting HKBU a non-exclusive license to archive and distribute their thesis.

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