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Sexism and the English language

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Publicado 12 October 2018
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Duración del video: 2 Mín.. 57 sec..
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Sexism is rife in language. A woman may be described as “bossy”, while a man is more likely to be “assertive”. The Economist's language expert Lane Greene explores the gender stereotypes used in everyday speech.
Palabras recomendadas
an airhead - cabeza hueca
articulate - articulado
assertive - afirmativo
to associate - asociar
to avoid - evitar
based on - Residencia en
bossy - mandón
bubbly - burbujeante
a characteristic - característica
common - común
to convey - transmitir
to describe - describir
to determine - determinar
evocative - evocador
feisty - luchadora
figurative - figurativo
to gossip - chismear
in other words - en otras palabras
language - idioma
an offense - ofensa
percent of the time - Porcentaje del tiempo
shade - sombra
a stereotype - estereotipo
that is why - es por eso que
vivacious - vivaz
work of fiction - obra de ficción