Factors of National-English Translingualism in the Scandinavian Region

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The article dwells on factors of the “presence” of English in the cognate languages of the Scandinavian region where a common translingual situation has evolved. The “presence” of English is argued to be a case of translingualism resulting from interaction of English and Scandinavian languages superficially visible through the processes of borrowing and code shifting. The data collected from internet interviews of Nordic speakers is claimed to demonstrate that abundance of anglicisms and code shifts in their translingual communication testifies for the vitality of Scandinavian languages.


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Darya Sergeyevna Borodina

Vernadski Crimea Federal University

Author for correspondence.
Email: dasha_tnu@mail.ru
4, Vernadskogo Av., Simferopol, Crimea, Russian Federation, 95000

Candidate in Philology, Associate Professor of Foreign Languages Department

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