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Halliday's introduction to functional grammar

Author: M A K Halliday; Christian M I M Matthiessen
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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"Fully updated and revised, this fourth edition of Halliday's Introduction to Functional Grammar explains the principles of systemic functional grammar, enabling the reader to understand and apply them in any context. Halliday's innovative approach of engaging with grammar through discourse has become a worldwide phenomenon in linguistics. Updates to the new edition include: Recent uses of systemic functional  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M A K Halliday; Christian M I M Matthiessen
ISBN: 9780415826280 0415826284 9781444146608 1444146602
OCLC Number: 816031078
Notes: Previous ed. published as: Introduction to functional grammar, 2004.
Description: xviii, 786 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I: The clause. The architecture of language ; Towards a functional grammar ; Clause as message ; Clause as exchange ; Clause as representation. --
Part II: Above, below and beyond the clause. Below the clause: groups and phases ; Above the clause: the clause complex ; Group and phrase complexes ; Around the clause: cohesion and discourse ; Beyond the clause: metaphorical modes of expression.
Other Titles: Introduction to functional grammar
Responsibility: M.A.K. Halliday, Revised by Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen.
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