Cross-cultural variation of the cooperative principle : a case of native speakers of Turkish and English
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This study aims to find out the subjects which need to be given importance in speaking skills in ELT classes by analysing to what extent Turkish native speakers and English native speakers obey Grice's Maxims of Conversation. Participants in this study were a group 20 native Turkish speakers and a group of 20 native English speakers which consist of 14 British and 6 American people who live in Mersin. All the subjects are university graduates since the education level is the dependent variable. Participants were interviewed in their native language and they were asked the respond to questions about a few different subjects like holiday, education, having guests.
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