Language power, power language

Today about using language power, or about power language. How language is the war theater for power shows, even though power resides outside language, in the social setting. What do power-holders do to show they have power, and how do they exert it through communication?

Read this post on my new wordpress.org blog:

http://simona-petrescu.name/language-power/

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About Simona Petrescu

I was born in Bucharest, Romania and studied English literature and linguistics. I taught English as a Foreign Language for over 18 years and specialised in professional communication and in Cambridge English exams. In 2011 I won the British Council / Macmillan Elton Prize for Innovative Writing with a course material pack of English for Human Resources. I have been living in Germany since 2008, where I am now dedicating most of my time to writing, both Professional English course materials and fiction. My interests lie in the area of language, communication strategies, learning psychology, but also literature, music and travel.
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