Communication Matrixes In Dialogue: the Role of Mass Media in Forming the Modern Media Space (on the material of China Radio International)

The modern Media Space is a system that uses integrated new methods of communication. The article is focused on the analysis of «matrix of communication» category by intent-analysis in the programs of China Radio International. The role and the main intentions of forming the China’s image in the media discourse are revealed.

Condolences: a Linguistic Perspective (on the Material of the German language)

The article deals with a specific type of etiquette statements – condolences. The first part analyzes the pragmatic conditions for making the relevant speech acts, then the author covers the language operators which generate and modify the sense elements of condolences. The paper concludes with a view on indirect ways of expressing condolences.