Interaction and “Standard English”: Gender Matters

Семенюк, І. С. (2013) Interaction and “Standard English”: Gender Matters. West East Journal of Social Sciences., 2 (1). pp. 56-62. ISSN 2168-7315 USA

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Abstract

This paper examines the influence of existing male and female language stereotypes in “Standard English” and it also focuses on specific genres: verbal activity types, with specific social roles assigned for participants. Conversation – an informal, private genre of talk – is in its focus. The goal is to contribute to a better understanding of the division of conversational labor, male-female distinct “interactional styles”, politeness strategies used by women and men.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: gender; gender language stereotypes; social roles, interactional styles
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Educational and Research Institute of Foreign Philology > Department of the English Language
Depositing User: О.І. Янчук
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2014 11:29
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2014 11:29
URI: http://eprints.zu.edu.ua/id/eprint/14751

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