Issue 1 – Politeness and Interaction


  • Text and Real Language

(H.G. Widdowson)

  • (Im)politeness in an American and Slovak Context: Constructing Identities and Calibrating to them in the Course of Simple Conversations

(Mark W. Lencho)

  • Proximization: A Methodological Account of Legitimization Strategies in the Post-9/11 US Political Discourse

(Piotr Cap)

  • The Dynamic-Semantic Scales within the Framework of Functional Sentence Perspective

(Martin Adam)

  • Structural and Cohesive Devices in Business Letters

(Magdaléna Bilá)

  • E-mail: A Bridge between Written and Spoken Mode & Strategy of Beginnings

(Jan Comorek)

  • Some Aspects of Politeness in Public Speaking

(Olga Dontcheva-Navratilova)

  • Politeness Aspects of Question-Answer Sequences in Mediated Talk-in-Interaction (Radio Phone-ins)

(Milan Ferenčík)

  • Subjectivity and Vagueness in Academic Texts: Scientific vs. Popular-Scientific English

(Christoph Haase)

  • Some Pragmatic Aspects of the Process of Communication and their Relevance to Language Pedagogy

(Adriana Halušková)

  • Pre 9/11 Inaugural Address of President George W. Bush: Critical Discourse Analysis

(Juraj Horváth)

  • EUROSPEAK and ELF – English as a Current Global Lingua Franca

(Petra Jesenská)

  • The Janus-face of Politeness: Hidden Strategies Revealed in Problem Interviews in Health Communication

(Monika Gyuró, László I. Komlósi)

  • Maxim Hedges in Political Discourse: A Contrastive Perspective

(Gabriela Miššíková)

  • Some Means of Politeness in English Face-to-face Conversation

(Renata Povolná)

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