May 28th - May 28th, 2008 ~DO: READING RESPONSE #8 Due WED....

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May 28 th , 2008 ~DO: READING RESPONSE #8 Due WED. JUNE 4 Worth 2 pts ~Check your grades online Today: -Language and gender -Linguistic vs. behavioral speech differences -‘Sexist’ language ~Language and the sexes -’Sex’ is biologically founded: Male vs. female -’Gender’ is socially constructed: Masculine vs. feminine -Differences in language use associated with gender of speaker, addressee, referent ~ Speaker differences -Linguistic: ‘what’ men vs. women say -Behavioral: ‘how’ they behave in conversation ~ Linguistic differences -Gender-exclusive differentiation *one gender doesn’t speak the variety of other gender ~Phonological -Chukchee (Siberia) *The consonants ‘r’ and ‘ch’ in male speech are replaced by ‘sh’ in female speech e.g. Men: ramkichin ‘people’ Women: shamkishin ‘people’ ~Lexical Men Women Thai p’om dic’an ‘l’ Jap. Boku atashi ‘l’ Carib youmaan noukouchili ‘father’ -Japanese ‘seeing-eye’ dogs ~Grammatical
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-Kurux (India) *different verb forms based on gender of speaker and addressee
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May 28th - May 28th, 2008 ~DO: READING RESPONSE #8 Due WED....

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