Impact of Digital Technologies on the English Language

  • Juraj Miština University of SS. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, Faculty of Natural Sciences, J. Herdu 2, 917 01 Trnava, Slovakia


The paper deals with the current phenomenon in the communication environment. It examines the impact of modern technologies on the development of the English language, and points to the specific impact of digital technologies on the emergence of new vocabulary (neologisms), on specifics in written and spoken communication influenced by digital technologies, and points to the specific language of cybercultures and social groups in cyberspace. The information provided in the paper are only a part of the extensive research in the field of Internet linguistics and they aim to call the discussion and attract the target group to the newly investigated area of interdisciplinary environment of technology and linguistics.
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