E-mail Communication between Patients and Doctors or Korťáky se mažou na noc
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E-mailová komunikace pacientů s lékaři aneb Korťáky se mažou na noc
E-mail Communication between Patients and Doctors or Korťáky se mažou na noc (‘The Cream Is Applied before Bedtime’)

Author(s): Radka Holanová
Subject(s): Pragmatics, Western Slavic Languages
Published by: Ústav pro jazyk český Akademie věd České republiky
Keywords: E-mail;electronic communication;institutional communication;salutation;stylization;politeness;

Summary/Abstract: The study focuses on e-mail communication of patients addressed to paediatric doctors. Thetexts are often emotional, emphatic, and include a lot of diminutives and informal vocabularyused in spoken language, but also terminology, abbreviations, archaic words and forms, condensationsand nominalizations typical for professional language. We also concentrate onpoliteness, mainly in addressing the doctors, as well as politeness formulas at the beginningand at the end of the e-mails.

  • Issue Year: 101/2018
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 28-37
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Czech