Introducing functional grammar, third edition, provides a user-friendly overview of the theoretical and practical aspects of the systemic functional grammar SFG model. No prior knowledge of formal linguistics is required as the book provides:An opening chapter on the purpose of linguistic analysis, which outlines the differences between the two major approaches to grammar - functional and formal.
Introducing Functional Grammar #ad - An overview of the SFG model - what it is and how it works. Advice and practice on identifying elements of language structure such as clauses and clause constituents. Numerous examples of text analysis using the categories introduced, and discussion about what the analysis shows. Exercises to test comprehension, along with answers for guidance.
The third edition is updated throughout, and is based closely on the fourth edition of Halliday and Matthiessen's Introduction to Functional Grammar.
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Updates to the new edition include: recent uses of systemic functional linguistics to provide further guidance for students, Fourth Edition, scholars and researchersMore on the ecology of grammar, thus allowing for easy access to dataExtended textual and audio examples and an image bank available onlineHalliday's Introduction to Functional Grammar, is the standard reference text for systemic functional linguistics and an ideal introduction for students and scholars interested in the relation between grammar, illustrating how each major system serves to realise a semantic systemA systematic indexing and classification of examplesMore from corpora, meaning and discourse.
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Analysing English GrammarCambridge University Press #ad - A practical step-by-step introduction to the analysis of English grammar, this book leaves the reader confident to tackle the challenges analysing grammar may pose. The innovative, hybrid approach combines an introduction to systemic functional theory with a solid grounding in grammatical structure. The book approaches grammar in an incremental way, enabling students to develop grammatical skill in stages.
Analysing English Grammar #ad - The first textbook to take an integrated approach to function and structure in grammatical analysis, it allows students to build experience, skills and confidence in working with grammar. It is of particular value to those starting to work with functional grammar but it is also relevant for experienced readers who are interested in developing a more systematic approach to grammatical analysis.
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Key features:an updated overview of applications to real world issuesrevised sections on the current historical position of systemic functional grammarsimple introductions to agnation, exercises and supplementary readings for students and instructors This third edition is an indispensable introduction to systemic functional linguistics, and information structurechapter summaries, grammatical metaphor, suggestions for further reading, exercises with answers and a glossary of terms a companion website with additional activities, which can be used independently or in preparation for M.
The Functional Analysis of English: A Hallidayan Approach #ad - A. K. The functional analysis of english is an introduction to the analysis and description of English, based on the principles of systemic functional linguistics. The book is an ideal text for students of linguistics, applied linguistics and grammar- those new to the field, or who have a background in traditional grammar, as well as teachers of English language.
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