THE PRECEDENT CHARACTER OF FUNCTIONING OF EXPRESSIVE AND COMMUNICATIVE PHRASEOLOGY OF THE GERMAN LANGUAGE IN QUESTION-AND ANSWER WEBSITES
The article analyzes the functioning of the expressive and communicative phraseology of modern German on the pages of question-andanswer (Q&A) websites. Combination of features of speech and writing in the Internet-texts is explained by the specifi c parameters of communication channel and medium; by their action a particular media variant of language is formed, which displays specifi c phonetic-graphic, lexical and grammatical features. Functioning of the communicative and expressive phraseology in the asynchronous Internet communication is defi ned as one of the constituents of this media variant of language. The analysis of the functioning of these idioms on question-andanswer websites allows us to defi ne them as a means of creating communicative proximity, an emotionally-marked way of organizing of the communication, and imitating the common communicative space as well as its informal character. On the question-answer websites, there is a big interest of ordinary users in the question of the etymology of the idioms being studied. Correspondents actively discuss their origins and shades of meaning. It is established that the expressive and communicative idioms of the German language perform an appeal function. It is argued that these units can be regarded as precedent phenomena of the intentional and emotional framework of the German linguistic culture.