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Common Language Versus Specialized Language

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  • Mariana Coancă

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    (Romanian-American University)

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    This paper deals with the presentation of the common language and the specialized one. We also highlighted the relations and the differences between them. The specialized language is a vector of specialized knowledge, but sometimes it contains units from the common language. The common language is unmarked and it is based on the daily non-specialized exchange. The specialized languages are different from the common languages, regarding their usage and the information they convey. The communication of specialized information can take place within a small circle of specialists, or it can be addressed to the non-specialists (popularization). The popularization of the scientific discourse, to a smaller degree of specialization is very useful nowadays, because it is understood by many speakers.

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    Article provided by Romanian-American University in its journal Journal of Information Systems and Operations Management.

    Volume (Year): 5 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (May)
    Pages: 195-199

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    Handle: RePEc:rau:journl:v:5:y:2011:i:1:p:195-199

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    Keywords: common language; specialized language; lexical unit; technical terminology; specialized terms; general language;

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