COMPARATIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF LINGUISTIC FEATURES OF BUSINESS LETTERS (ENGLISH-UKRAINIAN PARALLELS)
The article focuses on one of the central issues of comparative linguistic and stylistics which consists in singling out of convergent and divergent linguistic features of official-business letters written in different languages. It aims to describe those most conspicuous homologous and distinguishing characteristics of English and Ukrainian official-business style documents that should constitute the subject of special attention in situations of interlanguage communication. The revealed peculiarities are explained taking into account the intercultural specifics of the participants of business written communication. In particular, the national specifics of the construction of English and Ukrainian written language, socio-cultural properties of the written language.
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