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Explanations of women's linguistic behaviour

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  • 1. Multiple Choice
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    Some linguists claim that women use more standard forms because they are more aware of social status.

    TRUE

    FALSE

  • 2. Multiple Choice
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    An American study found that women who stayed at home preferred vernacular forms.

    TRUE

    FALSE

  • 3. Multiple Choice
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    Women may use more standard forms because they associate the prestigious variety with linguistic capital that increases their marketability.

    TRUE

    FALSE

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