English Language theories

All of the key theories and the people behind them to know for Language and Gender/Power/Technology

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  • Created on: 05-05-14 16:34
Language can be synchronous/asynchronous
David Crystal
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Language can be permanent/ephemeral
David Crystal
2 of 16
Language can be dyadic/broadcast
David Crystal
3 of 16
Social Presence Theory (how far technology acts to portray face-to-face communication)
Short
4 of 16
Media Richness (how much information technology can transmit)
Daft and Lengel
5 of 16
Uses and Gratifications theory (technology is either a way satisfying of diversion, personal relationships, personal identity and surveillance)
Katz, Blumler and Gurevitch
6 of 16
4 stages in the creation of a neologism
Milroy and Milroy
7 of 16
Discourse structure of telephone conversation openings
Schegloff
8 of 16
The concept of 'face' in the form of politeness
Brown and Levinson
9 of 16
Women use more tag questions, intensifiers, weaker lexis, feedback, hypercorrect grammar, and less expletives because they are not capable of adopting the linguistic tools to have power in the conversation
Robin Lakoff
10 of 16
Phatic talk is central to a woman's friendship
Jenny Coates
11 of 16
Men structure their interactions as a framework to achieve independence and strength, women hope to achieve interdependence and maintain the strength of the group
Deborah Tannen
12 of 16
Categories of power are practical, knowledge/ideas, position, personal
Wareing
13 of 16
Conversation is ideological, someone always has more power
Norman Fairclough
14 of 16
Received Pronounciation is associated with the dialect with the highest prestige and status in society
Amanda Coultas
15 of 16
People perceive men who speak in RP as clean, handsome and tall. Belfast is the least popular accent and Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow are also unpopular
John Honey
16 of 16

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Language can be permanent/ephemeral

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Language can be dyadic/broadcast

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Social Presence Theory (how far technology acts to portray face-to-face communication)

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Media Richness (how much information technology can transmit)

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