This issue is mainly devoted to functioning of various grammatical means in academic, polotical, business and media discourses.
T. I. Gribanova and A.E. Ustyantseva are consifering the issue of hedging, I. S. Lebedeva focuses on supposition structures.
Persuasive techniques are the object of investigation of I.D. Romanova.
T. I. Gribanova
Hedging in different types of discourse
I. S. Lebedeva
Expression of supposition in spoken English
A.V. Radyuk, R. Feigina, O. Djagatspanyan
Metaphorical transfer in modern mass media discourse
The “Feel – Felt – Found” technique and other persuasive means of changing post communicative behaviour of the recipient
Hedging in academic writing