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TESL Canada Journal, v12 n1 p1-14 Win 1994

Reviews studies positing gender differences in communicative styles and documenting differences between boys' and girls' classroom behaviors, along with feminist critiques of such studies. Also investigated are perceptions of secondary students of English as a Second Language (ESL) about gendered speech. (53 references) (LR)

Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Communication Research, English (Second Language), Females, Foreign Students, Males, Role Theory, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Secondary Education, Sex Differences, Sex Stereotypes, Sociocultural Patterns, Sociolinguistics, Speech Communication

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Author: Toohey, Kelleen; Scholefield, Anne

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=9945&id=EJ499448







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