Neologism in News English

ZHOU Li-na
2016 Sino-US English Teaching  
Neologism is an important part of News English whose analysis and studying is of great significance to English learning. It covers a wide range of topics varying from politics, economy, culture, war, science, and technology, with diverse genres ranging from news story, editorial to features, and review. This paper discusses the formation of neologisms in News English: abbreviation, compounding, derivation, loan words, analogy, and meaning transfer in the context of English news with the aim of
more » ... ws with the aim of facilitating language learners in learning English and better understanding world news as well as cultivating their cross cultural communication ability. Neologism and News English News English covers a variety of topics: politics, economy, culture, war, science, and technology, with diverse genres ranging from news story, editorial to features, and review. It reports the latest news in modern English language. According to Webster's New World Dictionary, neologism is: a new word or a new meaning for an established word; the use of, or the practice of creating, new words or new meanings for established words.
doi:10.17265/1539-8072/2016.04.007 fatcat:psm6dzqk75ezjixxnesr7eyyb4