English Language AS Level Gender Theorists

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  • Created on: 13-05-14 19:45

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

  • Zimmerman and West
  • Jespersen
  • Brown and Levinson
  • East
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2. Which theorist suggested the idea of synthetic personalisation?

  • Labov
  • Fairclough
  • Lakoff
  • Fishman

3. Labov studied how social class affected language.

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

4. Who suggets that women talk about themes such as family, while men discuss money?

  • Komarovsky
  • Trudgill
  • Fishman
  • Lakoff

5. Who talks about positive and negative politeness?

  • Brown
  • Lakoff
  • Brown and Levinson
  • Fairclough

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