- Created by: meghanbielby
- Created on: 29-04-15 10:56
womans pronunciation is closer to RP than men
Boys use more non standard forms such as ain't than girls.
Women use hedges, fillers, questions, apologetic phrases, indirect requests, speak less, use fewer expletives, more intensifiers than men.
These make woman seem more inferior to men and prevents them from being taken seriously.
Zimmerman and West
96% of interruptions were made by men, making them more dominant.
Womans talk falls into 4 catergories.
- house talk