Sociolinguistics Background Determining Linguistic Politeness

Latar Belakang Sosiolinguistik Menentukan Kesopanan Linguistik

  • Shokhikhatul Khasanah Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Syari’ah Nuruddhalam
Keywords: Sociolinguistics, Politeness


This article is intended to show that Sociolinguistics background influences linguistic behavior among people. The way people communicate with other is vary based on their Sociolinguistics background; included the way to show Politeness. Thus, the difference Sociolinguistics background will determine the linguistic Politeness. Politeness is a concept which seeks to give respect to other when we are speaking. Some Sociolinguistics backgrounds that determine Linguistic Politeness, such as: power relationship and social distance, education, social status, job profession, gender, and ethnicity


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How to Cite
Khasanah, S. (2019). Sociolinguistics Background Determining Linguistic Politeness. Alsuna: Journal of Arabic and English Language, 2(1), 16-29.