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2. Which one of the following is NOT one of the six contrasts proposed by Tannen?

  • Orders vs. Commands
  • Conflict vs. Compromise
  • Information vs. Feelings
  • Independence vs. Intimacy
  • Advice vs. Understanding
  • Status vs. Support
  • Orders vs. Proposals

3. Who supports the Difference theory?

  • Deborah Tannen and Jennifer Coates
  • Deborah Cameron and Jennifer Coates
  • Deborah Cameron

4. According to Tannen, why do men assume role of information giver?

  • It reinforces strength and status.
  • It makes them more important than women.
  • It boosts their status.
  • Males are more dominant.

5. What is "verbal hygiene"?

  • Deborah Jones says that women have been instructed in the proper ways of talking.
  • Deborah Cameron says that women have been instructed in the proper ways of talking.
  • Deborah Tannen says that women have been instructed in the proper ways of talking.

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