Theorist for areas of language

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  • Theorists for language areas.
    • Gender
      • Zimmerman and West
        • Men interrupt more.
      • Tannen
        • Status vs support
      • Fishman
        • Men talk more than women.
      • Trudgill
        • Men use more non-standard features.
      • Lakoff
        • Women  describe colour in more detail.
        • Women more polite.
    • Social class
      • Bernstein
      • Giles
        • Communication accommodation theory.
      • Eckert
        • Jocks vs burnouts
      • Cheshire
        • Tough kids used more colloquialisms- 'ain't'.
      • Milroy
        • Belfast
      • Cazden
        • Working class less info.
      • Labov- New York.
    • Occupation
      • 51% think you're using it to sound more intelligent.
      • 'Blue sky thinking
      • Communication accommodation
      • 70% of people did not understand 3/4 of words.
    • Regional variation
      • 28% feel discriminatedagainst.
      • 80% of employers discriminate based on accent.
      • Bernstein- elaborated vs restricted codes.

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