Use of slang
All the previous options
Subordinate groups must be polite
Women have a role as guardian of society’s values
All the previous statements
The Cultural and politics differences
That men tend to have more power than women, physically, financially and in workplace hierarchies.
Women are weak
Categories distinguished by biological characteristics
The status of a conversation
Masculine and feminine behaviours in terms of scales
The categories (male and female) into which humans and most other living things are divided on the basis of their reproductive functions.
Men generally use more standard grammatical forms than women
Women generally use more standard grammatical forms than men
Women and men use the same gramatical structures in their speech
Women use more vernacular forms than men
Women must be more polite than men
Society tends to expect ‘better’ behaviour from women than from men.
Women are designated the role of modelling correct behaviour in the community.
Women are cognitively superior than men
Pitch and grammar
Pronunciation and intonation
Pitch, vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar
Intonation and pitch
They are likely to talk about the same amount
None of them
Talk more with one another
They describe things more than women
They gossip a lot
They are more likely to interrupt than women
Engagement and interest