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    BA Paper in Business English

    Hey there,
    I am studying English (Business specialization), and this year I am going to write my BA paper. My problem is that I have no single idea for the subject, as I was planning to write it about literature, but because of my specialization- it's impossible.

    Does anybody has any idea for the topic that is connected with Business language?
    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: BA Paper in Business English

    How about whether the pervasive use of "text lingo" on the part of people under 30 will ever become acceptable business English - or whether businesses need to adapt their use of language to appeal to younger consumers - or even whether this has already happened.


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    Re: BA Paper in Business English

    Business English amounts to workplace-simulating English teaching.
    Would you need more information?


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    Re: BA Paper in Business English

    I was thinking to touch the subject from other side- not linguistic.
    My promoter is a big fan of Second Life, and suggested me to write about making money in virtual world on the example of SL (suggested me to open a business there or so), or sth like that. But its not my piece of bread, I'm not interested in games at all :/ Still have no idea...

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    Re: BA Paper in Business English

    SL has probably had its day anyway.

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