Exploiting the CIPRS Model to Analyse Request Performance Used by Second Language Speakers in an Intercultural Setting

Faizah Idrus


It is important to understand request performance in interaction, especially when one is in a multicultural setting. This study has been dedicated to unravel the use of Cooperative Intercultural Pragmatics of Request Strategies Model (CIPRS) by second language learners in a global setting. It is found evident in this study that the second language learners do abide to a certain mental programme that has been instilled upon them and has played a very important role in their requesting performance. 


Second language learners; Requests; Global setting; Power distance; National culture dimension; Cooperative principle; Identity; Dissonance

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