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2. Which theorist suggested the idea of synthetic personalisation?

  • Labov
  • Fishman
  • Fairclough
  • Lakoff

3. Labov studied how social class affected language.

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

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

  • Jespersen
  • Labov
  • Goffman
  • Cameron

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

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


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