Tact maxims in asking questions in English teaching learning process



  • Fenty Debora Napitupulu Nommensen HKBP University, Medan, Indonesia
  • Sri Sofian Sianturi Nommensen HKBP University, Medan, Indonesia
  • Kammer Sipayung Nommensen HKBP University, Medan, Indonesia
  • Sahlan Tampubolon Nommensen HKBP University, Medan, Indonesia


asking questions, English, politeness rules, tact maxims, teaching learning


Objectives: This paper aims to describe the forms of tact maxims of asking questions in the English teaching-learning process. Methods: This paper applied qualitative research, where the data collection was observation. Result: There are twenty-four forms of tact maxims of asking questions in the English teaching-learning process. Conclusion: the tact maxim with politeness rules is in the polite category. Speakers ask questions using question words without threatening the face of the hearer.


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How to Cite

Napitupulu, F. D., Sianturi, S. S., Sipayung, K., & Tampubolon, S. (2021). Tact maxims in asking questions in English teaching learning process. Linguistics and Culture Review, 5(S3), 1627-1635. https://doi.org/10.21744/lingcure.v5nS3.1949



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