Language and Occupation

What is an unequal relationship within the workplace?
Asymmetrical Relationship
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What is a group of people in the workplace who share the same set of goals?
Discourse Community
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Who came up with the concept of a discourse community?
John Swales
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Who stated that members of discourse communities share inferential frameworks?
Drew and Heritage
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What is it called when people use specific words that people outside of the workplace may not understand?
Restricted Lexis
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What is it called when employees use small talk to establish relationships within the workplace?
Phatic Talk
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Who stated that the shift from work talk to personal talk is always initiated by the highest ranking person in the room?
Hornyak
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What is "actor" to "actress" an example of?
Marked Term
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What is specialist lexis called when used in a workplace?
Jargon
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Who came up with the concept of face saving/face threatening acts?
Brown and Levinson
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