Englis language - gender theorists

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  • Created on: 18-05-16 10:34

1. Fishman said what?

  • Those who ask questions hold power, women speak twice as much
  • Those who ask questions hold power, men speak twice as much
  • Those who don't ask questions hold power, men speak twice as much
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2. Tag questions are politeness boosting and multi functional

  • Spender
  • Holmes
  • Cameron

3. 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

4. Bodine said?

  • English language is equal
  • English language has a bias in favour of men
  • English language has a bias in favour of women

5. 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

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