Terekhova, Evgenia Viktorovna – Candidate of Science (Philology), Associate Professor, Head of the Foreign Languages Department, Far East Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Doctorate Fellow, Institute of Linguistics, RAS, Moscow.
The paper discusses the properties of recurrent constructions (RC) and their importance in facilitating communication of business partners at the forthcoming 24th APEC Summit in Vladivostok in 2012. The author provides analysis of recurrent constructions localized in various types of discourses such as political and business. The importance of mastering these constructions as an integral part of understanding pragmatic information is also substantiated. The RCs under discussion are actively and willingly used by mass-media and English speaking communicants.
Key words: recurrent constructions (RC), political vs. business discourse, APEC Summit, monitoring, idiomatization, metaphorization, different interpretation, meaning, denotation, connotation.