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    DescriptionFully 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 linguistics to provide further guidance for students, scholars and researchers More on the ecology of grammar, illustrating how each major system serves to realise a semantic system A systematic indexing and classification of examples More from corpora, thus allowing for easy access to data Halliday's Introduction to Functional Grammar, Fourth Edition, is the standard reference text for systemic functional linguistics and an ideal introduction for students and scholars interested in the relation between grammar, meaning and discourse.

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    Halliday's Introduction to Functional Grammar
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) M. A. K. Halliday, By (author) Christian Matthiessen, By (author) Michael Halliday
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 808
    Width: 174 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 46 mm
    Weight: 1,380 g
    ISBN 13: 9781444146608
    ISBN 10: 1444146602

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.5
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: CFK
    B&T General Subject: 480
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    BISAC V2.8: LAN006000, LAN000000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15640
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    Libri: ANGL4880
    DC22: 410.18, 410.1/8
    DC23: 425
    Thema V1.0: CFK
    LC classification: P147 .H35 2014
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    19 September 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    M.A.K. HALLIDAY is Emeritus Professor of Linguistics at the University of Sydney, Australia. CHRISTIAN M.I.M. MATTHIESSEN is Chair Professor of the Department of English in the Faculty of Humanities at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
    Review quote
    ...an invaluable presentation of, and rationale for, the central descriptive apparatus of Halliday's systemic-functional grammar of English...essential reading for all students of English textual structure, teeming with insights. Michael Toolan, University of Birmingham, UK Anyone who claims any interst in practical grammar and its relationship to theoretical grammar should certainly familiarise themselves with it. Studies in Second Language Acquisition
    Table of contents
    Preface PART I: THE CLAUSE Chapter 1: The architecture of language Chapter 2: Towards a functional grammar Chapter 3: Clause as message Chapter 4: Clause as exchange Chapter 5: Clause as representation PART II: ABOVE, BELOW AND BEYOND THE CLAUSE Chapter 6: Below the clause: groups and phases Chapter 7: Above the clause: the clause complex Chapter 8: Group and phrase complexes Chapter 9: Around the clause: cohesion and discourse Chapter 10: Beyond the clause: metaphorical modes of expression References Index