How Gender Affects Many Aspects Of Language

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Gender affects many aspect of language, it changes the way people speak as well as the way people perceive others. It is also one of the categories base on which people can divide not only themselves but also their social position or use of language. Language is made out of several elements that make is whole. Those elements are called syntactic, phonological, morphological and semantic. Syntax is a set of rules that control grammatical structure of a sentence and it'sits processes. Study of grammar exist since ancient times but nowadays there is several modern theories about syntax. Generative grammar is hypothesis that language is a structure of the human mind. Categorial grammar believes studies the properties of the syntactic categories instead to rules of grammar. Dependency grammar is a study of structure of the sentence where parts of the sentence are controlled by the relations between them. All those theories are trying to create a set of correct rules. Another part of language is phonology. It takes care of organization of sounds and studying phonemes as well as all parts of language where sound is involved. Phonology can sometimes be confused with phonetic but phonetic studies the way the sound is made while phonology …show more content…
The differences between men and women can be noticed in many aspect like turn taking, interrupting or hesitating. For example, men frequently interrupt women in cross-gender conversations. On the other side women rarely interrupt men and tend to be better at listening. Because men tend to be more dominating and more often are trying to gain control in conversation they are to more likely to start a conflict in conversation then women. Additionally, in conversation involving both genders men speak more than women. However, when men talk to other men they tend to be more aggressive than when talking to women it is supported by Ronald Wardhaugh (2010) who

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