Publication details [#53608]

Hendriks, Berna. 2010. An experimental study of native speaker perceptions of non-native request modification in e-mails in English. Intercultural Pragmatics 7 (2) : 211–255.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This study reveals that the underuse of request modification in e-mails written by Dutch learners of English had a negative impact on native English speakers' assessment of the personality of the e-mail sender.