Lexico-semantic Field of American Youth Slang

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The article is devoted to the description of lexico-semantic fields of the youth American slang, which were identified on the basis of analyzing screen-scripts of modern American film for the young. Methods of research: critical analysis of the topic literature, search for slangizms, in the screen-scripts, classification of slangizms into corresponding lexico-semantic fields, groups, thematic groups, cognitive classes, as well as considering their semantics and lexicographic features.

K D Tambovtseva

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Email: karina.tambovtseva@gmail.com
Foreign Languages Department Philological Faculty

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