• Olena Kaptiurova Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv



command, conventionally determined meaning, directive speech act, interjection, order


The use of directive speech acts represented by interjections in professional communication in the Army, the Navy, in sports, cinema and television and some other fields of human joint activities is analysed. The examples of transposition of such units into another sphere of use are considered. Conventionally determined meaning of such interjections is emphasised. The material is amply illustrated with relevant examples

Author Biography

Olena Kaptiurova, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

Kaptiurorova Olena. Candidate in Linguistics. Assistant Professor.

English Philology Chair, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine.

Education: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine (1990).

Research area: communication theory, pragmatic analysis.


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How to Cite

Kaptiurova, O. (2013). DIRECTIVE INTERJECTIONS IN ENGLISH PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION. Proceedings of National Aviation University, 56(3), 118–122.