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2. Who talks about positive and negative politeness?

  • Brown
  • Lakoff
  • Brown and Levinson
  • Fairclough

3. 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

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

  • Komarovsky
  • Fishman
  • Lakoff
  • Trudgill

5. Which theorist suggested the idea of synthetic personalisation?

  • Labov
  • Fishman
  • Fairclough
  • Lakoff

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