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2. Who proposed the Deficit theory?

  • Robin Lakoff
  • Deborah Tannen
  • Jennifer Coates

3. What does the Deficit theory propose?

  • The language of males and females is deficit.
  • Male language is treated as the standard or norm, and female's as deficient.
  • Males are seen as the subordinate group.

4. Who supports the Difference theory?

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

5. What does Deborah Tannen propose?

  • Men use factual information to build and maintain relationships.
  • Men tend to use a rapport style, whereas women use a report style.
  • Men tend to use a report style (factual information), whereas women tend to use a rapport style (concerned with building and maintaining relationships).
  • Women use factual information to build and maintain relationships.

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