POLITENESS STRATEGY IN OFFERING SOMETHING THROUGH ONLINE MEDIA
Keywords: negative politeness, offering, online media, written communication
AbstractCommunication is a basic need in our life. To make a good communication, we have to use politeness principle in our utterances. Students must pay attention the strategies in politeness principle, for example the utterances which are delivered by the students and lecturers. There are so many rules in implementing politeness strategy. Applying politeness strategy in their conversation with their lecturers is very important The researcher used descriptive qualitative method in this research. The instrument of this research was questionnaire. The result shows that there were negative politeness strategies used by the students in offering context. Those were state indirectly, being pessimistic, reduce the burden of request and stated that the interlocutor act was very valuable to speakers.