Englis language - gender theorists

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  • Created on: 18-05-16 10:34

1. Difference model was proposed by who and what it is?

  • Bodine - everyone is different
  • Tannen - men, concerned with status and independence women, form bonds and avoid conflict
  • Holmes - women, concerned with status and independence men, form bonds and avoid conflict
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2. Development of new word is for men, women's vocabulary is less widespread, social changes bring equality?

  • Bodine
  • Jeperson
  • Goodman

3. "Language helps to give and keep males power - reinforcing patriarchy"

  • Spender
  • Lackoff
  • Coats

4. Zimmerman and west found?

  • Women are more polite, men aren't - dominance model
  • Men interrupt 46 times, women only twice - dominance model
  • Women interrupt 46 times, men only twice - dominance model

5. Coates?

  • Both genders speak in report and rapport speech
  • Males - report speech Females - rapport speech
  • Males - rapport speech Females - report speech

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