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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
  • Jespersen
  • Zimmerman and West
  • Brown and Levinson

3. Who talks about positive and negative politeness?

  • Fairclough
  • Brown and Levinson
  • Lakoff
  • Brown

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

  • Jespersen
  • Labov
  • Goffman
  • Cameron

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

  • Quantity
  • Tone
  • Relevance
  • Manner
  • Quality

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