Expressions of Gratitude : A Case of EFL Learners

  title={Expressions of Gratitude : A Case of EFL Learners},
  author={Reza Pishghadam and Sima Zarei and sima. zarei},
This study investigates the strategies Iranian English learners employ for expressing gratitude in different situations. To this end, 180 students from the English language institutes and universities in Mashhad were asked to take an open-ended Discourse Completion Task. The results showed that Iranian learners feel obliged to show gratitude to others in… CONTINUE READING