Gender has also been shown to play an important role in the type of apologies given. Some of the differences include the apology situations and strategies, the frequency of apologies, and the strength of the apologies given.

Do you think these differences hold true in your native language? Why or why not?

If you said yes, you are right! You should have some idea of the types of differences that occur. Take the mini-quiz below to briefly learn a little more about gender differences in apologies. Take note of what you learn in each question.



After having completed the quiz, summarize what you learned about gender and apologies in one or two sentences. We know there is not much information available yet, but you should be able to make a conclusion that might be helpful as you perfect your apologizing skills. Also, stay tuned to this website. As more empirical information becomes available, we will be updating the site.