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Language Frameworks – Gender (Download)

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This Language and Gender pack is designed to develop and extend knowledge and skills from the Language Frameworks download by exploring a single topic. It offers you a set of classroom-friendly texts (spoken and written), questions and commentaries on those texts and suggestions for further reading. The material focuses on covers both texts which represent gender, and texts which involve gender as a potential factor in interaction. 

Texts include:

  • the text on a shower gel marketed at women
  • an article from Men's Health
  • an extract from a Mills and Boon novel
  • four short transcripts recorded as part of an investigation into the ways men and women speak
  • an extended conversation between three women
  • an online chatroom conversation.

Written by Dan Clayton and Marcello Giovanelli for the English and Media Centre.

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