Analysing English Grammar: A Systemic Functional Introduction

Book Description

A practical step-by-step introduction to the of , this book leaves the reader confident to tackle the challenges analysing may pose. 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 . The innovative, approach combines an introduction to systemic functional with a solid grounding in grammatical structure. The book approaches grammar in an incremental way, enabling students to develop grammatical skill in stages. 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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to functional grammatical analysis
Chapter 2: The of language analysis
Chapter 3: The grammar of things: the nominal group
Chapter 4: Representing experience
Chapter 5: Orienting language
Chapter 6: Organizing language
Chapter 7: From text to clause
Chapter 8: Guidelines for grammatical analysis
Chapter 9: There and back again: interpreting the analysis
Chapter 10: Answers to exercises

Book Details

  • Title: Analysing English Grammar: A Systemic Functional Introduction
  • Author:
  • Length: 291 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2012-11-30
  • ISBN-10: 0521190665
  • ISBN-13: 9780521190664