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Table 2 The twelve scenarios used in the survey

From: Towards an understanding of contextual features that influence the linguistic formality of British Sign Language users

  Scenario description
A Discussing the General Election with friends in a café
B Negotiating a pay rise with your boss in their office
C Ordering food from a waiter in a restaurant
D Giving a presentation at work to your colleagues about how to book an interpreter
E Telling your boss in the staff room about a restaurant you like
F Instructing a new colleague at work on how to book an interpreter
G Telling a story to your housemates at home about how you got a pay rise
H Recommending a restaurant to colleagues in a staff room
I Giving a presentation in a town hall to promote a political party to the public
J Recommending interpreters between friends in a pub
K Discussing how to spend council funds with other local community members in a town hall
L Talking to your boss in the pub about your previous experiences when voting