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2. If you were the submissive talker in a conversation, what would you be according to Fairclough?

  • The less equal encounter
  • The powerful participant
  • The non-powerful participant
  • The equal encounter

3. What did Brown and Levison define as a 'face threatening act'?

  • an act that damages the face of the addressee or the speaker by acting in opposition to the wants and desires of the other.
  • an act that damages the face of the addressee or the speaker by actually hurting them
  • an act that damages the face of the addressee or the speaker by insulting their face
  • an act that damages the face of the addressee or the speaker by threatening them in a social way

4. Who said "language can be 'face saving' or 'face threatening'"

  • Wareing
  • Brown and Levison
  • Goffman
  • Fairclough

5. What is 'synthetic personalisation'?

  • The way in which advertising uses subjective language such as "theirs" to construct a relationship
  • The way in which advertising uses personalised language such as "you" to construct a relationship
  • The way in which advertising uses romanticised language such as "love" to construct a relationship
  • The way in which advertising uses possessive language such as "mine" to construct a relationship

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