Task 1: Introduction (25%)
. Considering this information do some investigating via observation within your community (work place, social gatherings, taxi rank, the mall or any place that you frequent) of how people use different forms of address which may differ for each circumstance.
Use the following guidelines to assist you.
Tell us where you are?
Is it a formal or informal place? Provide the date and time of the observation. (Give us a setting).
Give us the gender of the people, language or languages being spoken, and gestures being used.
What are your observations from this – are they friends, colleagues, family, romantically involved, is there some sort of social distance? Are they people from different race groups, or cultures?
From your observation, and or your daily life are there some forms of greeting that make you feel uncomfortable? Explain.