A Macro and Micro Perspective Issue in Globalization

Leila Kamelifar, Sepideh Mirzaee


Globalization is a phenomenon that makes any country to contact with the whole world and China is not an exception. Globalization has a lot of cultural influences on all the countries over the world. This paper reviews the literature about the issue of globalization, politeness and politeness strategies used by Chinese English learners and their counterpart Native Americans. Furthermore, the present paper attempts to find the sources of these “cultural mismatches”. This paper ends with the implications of this concept in the field of language learning and teaching.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/jsel.v5i1.11750


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