Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1817-7115 (Print)
ISSN 2541-898X (Online)

русский язык и его развитие

Major Tendencies in the Development of Formal and Informal Communication

The article deals with the research of modern tendencies of language development. Special attention is given to the processes of democratization, to the penetration of informal communication principles into traditionally formal spheres. Negative consequences of speech liberation and of a careless attitude to language usage are identified.