AS Level Language and Gender Theorists Revision Quiz

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Match up Lakoff's ideas with their definitions.

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Use super polite forms

Use tag questions

Speak in italics

Use empty adjectives

Use hypercorrect grammar and pronunciation

Use direct quotation

Have a special lexicon

Speak less frequently

Use question intonation in declarative statements

Use 'wh-' imperatives

Overuse qualifiers

Apologise more

Use modal constructions

Avoid coarse language or expletives

Use indirect commands and requests

Use more intensifiers

Lack a sense of humour

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E.g. 'my isn't it cold in here?' - really a request to turn the heat on or close a window.

E.g. 'I think that...'.

E.g. 'I'm sorry, but I think that...'.

Women use more words for things like colours, men for sports.

Women don't tell jokes well and often don't understand the punch line of jokes.

intonational emphasis equal to underlining words - so, very, quite.

Women make declarative statements into questions by raising the pitch of their voice at the end of a statement, expressing uncertainty. E.g. 'what school do you attend? Eton College?'.

'Would you mind...'. 'I'd appreciate it if...', 'if you don't mind'.

Men paraphrase more often.

Such as can, would, should, ought - 'should we turn up the heat?'.

'sort of', 'kind of', 'it seems like', and so on.

such as 'why don't you open the door?'.

'You're going to dinner, aren't you?'.

Especially SO and VERY. E.g. 'I am SO glad you came!'.

Tend to not use taboo language and explicit terms.

English prestige grammar and clear enunciation.

divine, lovely, adorable, and so on.

Men tend to speak more often and for longer, and tend to interrupt more during conversation.


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