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The Functional analysis of english : a Hallidayan approach / Thomas Bloor and Meriel Bloor

Bloor, Thomas.
Contributor(s): Bloor, Meriel.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBook; Format: print Publisher: London : Arnold, 2013Edition: 3rd ed.Description: VIII, 320 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781444156652.Subject(s): Halliday, M. A. K.(Michael Alexander Kirkwood), 1925- -- Crítica e interpretación | Funcionalismo (Lingüística) | Inglés -- Gramática | English language -- Grammar | Functionalism (Linguistics)
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Previously published by: London : Arnold, 2004, 2nd ed.

Bibliografía: p. [296]-309

List of symbols and conventions 1. A Meaningful Approach 2. Labels 3. Clause Structure 4. Information Structure and Thematic Structure 5. Grammar and Text 6. Process and Participant 7. Group Structure 8. Embedded Clauses 9. Clause Complexes: Expansion 10. Clause Complexes: Projection 11. Applications of Functional Theories 12. Historical Perspectives

he Functional Analysis of English is an introduction to the analysis and description of English, based on the principles of systemic functional linguistics. It sets out the tools and analytic techniques of Hallidayan grammar with clear explanations of terminology and illustrates these with examples from a variety of texts, including science, travel, history and literary sources. This revised third edition incorporates references to recent research, better explanations of complex problems, and additional exercises.?Key features:an updated overview of applications to real world issuesrevised sections on the current historical position of systemic functional grammarsimple introductions to agnation, grammatical metaphor, and information structurechapter summaries, suggestions for further reading, exercises with answers and a glossary of termsa companion website with additional activities, exercises and supplementary readings for students and instructors?This third edition is an indispensable introduction to systemic functional linguistics, which can be used independently or in preparation for M.A.K. Halliday and C.M.I.M. Matthiessen’s Introduction to Functional Grammar. 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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The functional analysis of English : by Bloor, Thomas. [Edward Arnold, 1995]

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