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« Creating networks, creating in-groups : the language of The Economist editorials »

Abstract : Summary It has often been suggested that international business English is simplified English, and/or that international business English is bound to lose its cultural roots altogether. Yet in the strategy discussions of The Economist, a high level of lexical complexity is found. This paper examines the choice of vocabulary in the Economist editorial and proposes explanations for their choices in terms of the need to legitimize their position and discourse.
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John Mullen. « Creating networks, creating in-groups : the language of The Economist editorials ». A. sp. Anglais de spécialité, 1999, 23-26. ⟨hal-02867047⟩

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