Publication details [#61438]

Koskela, Merja and Nina Pilke. 2016. From Slow Repetition to Awkward Omission: Economic, Efficient, and Precise Language Use in Bilingual Formal Meetings. Multilingua 35 (3) : 251–276.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


It is explored how Finnish and Swedish resources, deployed in bilingual formal expert presentations, operate regarding three ideal professional communication standards: economy, efficiency, and precision. Based on the outcome, a typology of bilingual action for bilingual formal meetings is proposed.