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The language of science

Author: M A K Halliday; Jonathan Webster
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For nearly half a century, Professor M A K Halliday has enriched the discipline of linguistics with his keen insights into the social semiotic phenomenon we call language. This ten-volume series  Read more...

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Named Person: Stanisław Obirek
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M A K Halliday; Jonathan Webster
ISBN: 0826488277 9780826488275
OCLC Number: 63703026
Description: xxiv, 243 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: How Big is a Language?; Part One: Grammatical Metaphor; 1. Language and the Reshaping of Human Experience; 2. Language and Knowledge: the 'Unpacking' of Text; 3. Things and Relations: Regrammaticizing Experience as Technical Knowledge; 4. The Grammatical Construction of Scientific Knowledge: the. Framing of the English Clause; Part Two: Scientific English; 5. On the Language of Physical Science; 6. Some Grammatical Problems in Scientific English; 7. On the Grammar of Scientific English; 8. Writing Science: Literacy and Discursive Power.
Responsibility: M.A.K. Halliday ; edited by Jonathan J. Webster.

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