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

  • 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
  • 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

7. What did Giles's 'matched guise' experiment find?

  • A RP accent makes you appear to have a lower status
  • An RP accent was found to be rated with higher intelligence and authority
  • A regional accent makes you appear to have a higher status
  • A regional accent was found to be rated with higher intelligence and authority

8. Which of these is not one of Robin Lakoff's politeness frameworks?

  • GIVE OPTIONS
  • BE FRIENDLY
  • TAKE TURNS
  • DON'T IMPOSE