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1. What is dominance?

  • When women occupy a less powerful position in society, their conversational behaviour is less assertive and less confident
  • When women occupy a powerful position in society, their conversational behaviour is assertive and confident.
  • When men occupy a less powerful position in society, their conversational behaviour becomes less assertive and less confident.
  • when men occupy a powerful position in society, their conversational behaviour becomes assertive and confident
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2. who is the theorist suggested that different styles of speaking are due to their largely differing interactions in thier all boys and all girls friendship groups.

  • Deborah Jones
  • Deborah Tanner
  • Jennifer Coates
  • Deborah Cameron

3. Nativist that suggested that children are born with a language acquisition device. They have an innate ability to acquire language

  • Jean Piaget
  • Noam Chomsky
  • Eric Lenneburg
  • Roger Brown

4. What is conversational support?

  • Women tend to be more supportive in their conversational behaviour. Women tend to be cooperative, whereas men seem to be competitive
  • Men tend to be more supportive in their conversational behaviour. Men tend to be cooperative, whereas women seem to be competitive.
  • When both genders tend to be more supportive in their convesational behaviour. Sometimes one can be more cooperative or competitive than the other.
  • Where people in the conversation provide support to the people.

5. What are the three convergence forms?

  • Downward convergence, upward convergence, mutual convergence
  • Right convergence, Left convergence, Middle convergence.
  • Trick question- there's only one and that's mutual convergence
  • Mutual convergence, downward convergence, middle convergence.

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