Judul : How to Say “No” Without Saying “No”
INDIRECT REFUSAL STRATEGIES
Penulis : Fithrah Auliya Ansar
Ukuran : 20 cm x 14,5 cm
Tebal : 90 Halaman
ISBN : 978-623-68722-2-2
This book is about strategies to say “No” without saying “No” and other negative expressions to refuse a request, answer an opinion and reject an offer, etc. Moreover, this book also reveals some studies regarding politeness strategies that proves the inevitable of refusals in daily life. Refusal can be said directly and indirectly, yet people prefer saying refusal indirectly. Decision to convey refusal depends on particular condition, interlocutor (listener) and situation. However, not all people have idea how to refuse without hurting others’ feeling, causing disappointment and embarrassing. We can say refusal with giving a reason, apologizing and hedging etc. within this book. The writer hope this book will give you inspiration to refuse someone’s request politely and save others’ feeling that can strengthen your relationship.
Fithrah Auliya Ansar, birth date & place : Ujung Pandang I October 31, 1989. Affiliation : UIN Raden lntan Lampung. Address : JI. MAN I No.96 Sukarame, Bandar Lampung. My previous education was in English literature at the Faculty of Humanities UIN Alauddin Makassar. I continued my interest in linguistics by pursuing my Master’s program in Hasanuddin University Makassar while teaching as a teaching assistant at UIN Alauddin Makassar. Linguistics is not only fascinating for me but also taught me a lot about many aspects of human language, behavior, or even culture and history. I expand this passion by becoming a teaching assistant at UIN Alauddin Makassar while finishing my Master’s at Hasanuddin University Makassar. Since 2015, I have officially become a lecturer at UIN Raden Intan Lampung.