E ISSN: 2583-049X

International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies

Volume 3, Issue 6, 2023

The Interactional Discourse Markers in Friday Speeches in Jordanian Arabic

Author(s): Anas Albawareed, Mahmoud Nassar


The present study aims to investigate the discourse markers in Friday speeches in Jordan.Twenty Friday religious speeches were selected from different speech orators.The collection of these speeches was recorded and transcribed for each speech. The researchers underlined and highlighted the discourse markers employed in these speeches individually. The researchers found that the attitude markers were the most frequent stance feature, with 97 occurrences, followed by engagement markers, which occurred 78 times in 20 religious’ speeches. Hedges came third with 23 occurrences followed by boosters with 21 occurrences. The least used stance marker was self-mentions with 20 occurrences.

Keywords: Discourse, Markers, Jordan

Pages: 1125-1131

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