PROFESSIONALLY ORIENTED DIGITAL TEXTS: ANALYSIS OF GENRES
The purpose of this article is to present the texts of a new nature, i.e. professionally oriented digital texts that are usually read by students of the current generation who use their mobiles and tablets while studying at the universities or institutes. These texts usually contain hyperlinks, audio or video contents that clarify and supplement the additional information of the main source text. The analysis shows that these texts have their special features. The professionally oriented digital texts may be considered as a form of Internet communication in a professional environment that contains different genres. These genres may be different. To identify them, a survey was conducted. It resulted in the following list: mobile applications, articles, online-consulting, professional websites, and professional blogs. The results obtained from the analysis of professionally oriented digital texts can be used by linguists for studying various special discourse genres in other areas.