The Stylistic Features of Webchat English



With the development of computers and the Internet, webchat has become one of the most popular activities of internet communication in recent years. Webchat English has linguistic features of both oral and written English and thus formed a unique style. Adopting the modern stylistics, this paper attempting to explore the stylistic features of the English used in webchat, analyzes webchat English from four levels---phonetics, lexicon, syntax and graphology.
Key words: webchat English, stylistic features, stylistic markers
Résumé Avec le développement d’internet et la généralisation des ordinateurs, le webchat est devenu une des activités les plus populaires pour la communication informatique. L’anglais Webchat a formé son style stylistique à lui-même grâce aux doubles faces de son oral et son écriture. Ce texte présent a adopté les théories de la stylisitique moderne pour engager une analyse sur l’anglais Webchat en 4 parties soit la phonétique, la lexicologie, le syntaxe et la graphologie.
Mots-clés : l’anglais Webchat, les caractéristiques stylisitiques, marques stylistiques
摘 要 近年來網絡的發展和電腦的普及使網絡鍵談成為昀受歡迎的網際交流活動之一。網絡鍵談英語因具有口語和書面語雙重特徵而形成了自己獨特的文體風格。本文採用現代文體學理論,從音系﹑辭彙﹑句法和字位四個方面對網絡鍵談英語進行分析,試圖探索其文體特徵。

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