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2. When interruptions in a mixed-sex conversation happen, the pause afterwards is longer than a pause in a single-sex conversation. Who said this?

  • East
  • Zimmerman and West
  • Brown and Levinson
  • Jespersen

3. Labov studied how social class affected language.

  • False - it was actually Lakoff
  • True
  • False - it was actually Trudgill
  • False

4. Which theorist suggests that women are less effective in their language?

  • Cameron
  • Labov
  • Jespersen
  • Goffman

5. There are four of Grice's Maxims, but which is incorrect?

  • Tone
  • Quality
  • Quantity
  • Relevance
  • Manner

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