Englis language - gender theorists

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  • Created on: 18-05-16 10:34

1. Coates?

  • Males - report speech Females - rapport speech
  • Males - rapport speech Females - report speech
  • Both genders speak in report and rapport speech
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2. Cameron said?

  • Language differences are caused by individual differences
  • Language differences are caused by situation not gender
  • Language differences are caused by gender not situation

3. 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

4. Tag questions are politeness boosting and multi functional

  • Holmes
  • Cameron
  • Spender

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

  • Spender
  • Lackoff
  • Coats

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