Influence of gender roles in language choice: a study on male and female students of private universities in Dhaka city
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Influence of gender roles in language choice has become a very regular issue in day to day conversation. When we speak in a conversation, differences are created automatically between men and women. Now days, a variation in using a language is seen mostly among the young people of Bangladesh. This paper examines the differences and reasons behind difference of language use among the students of private universities of Dhaka city in Bangladesh. Questionnaires were given to fifty students of five private universities of Dhaka to conduct the survey. It was found that there are differences in case of language use between the two genders- male and female and their way of expressing any feeling through a language is also dissimilar.