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2. Which theorist suggested the idea of synthetic personalisation?

  • Labov
  • Fairclough
  • Lakoff
  • Fishman

3. Who studied about how a person saves face or threatens someone else's face?

  • Tannen
  • Goffman
  • Holmes
  • Komarovsky

4. Who talks about positive and negative politeness?

  • Brown
  • Lakoff
  • Brown and Levinson
  • Fairclough

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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