Language and Gender

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  • Created on: 15-04-13 16:28
Where are hedging phrases like ''sort of'' ''kind of'' more prominent, in male or female speech?
In female speech. Robin Lakoff who studies womens use of language states that hedges is a factor that is more frequent in feminine language in comparision with the use of language by men.
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which gender is said to overuse qualifiers, like ''I think that...''
Sterotypically females
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Adjacency pairs, vague languauge, non-fluency features, topic/speaker shift, politeness markers, overlaps and interrupptions are said to be characterisitc of what type of conversation?
Spontaneous/Casual conversation.
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which gender uses imperatives as directives and a high proportion of slang and vernacular language?
Sterotypically Males
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which gender is said to have rich, deep tones that convey dominance and confidence?
Sterotypically Males
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which gender is said to overuse qualifiers, like ''I think that...''

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Sterotypically females

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Adjacency pairs, vague languauge, non-fluency features, topic/speaker shift, politeness markers, overlaps and interrupptions are said to be characterisitc of what type of conversation?

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which gender uses imperatives as directives and a high proportion of slang and vernacular language?

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which gender is said to have rich, deep tones that convey dominance and confidence?

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