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Introduction to Systemic Functional Linguistics: 2nd Edition

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New edition of a best-selling introduction to systemic functional linguistics explores the social semiotic approach to language most closely associated with the work of Michael Halliday and his colleagues. An approach which views language as a strategic, meaning-making resource, systemic linguistics focuses on the analysis of authentic, everyday texts, and asks both how ...more
Hardcover, 384 pages
Published February 16th 2005 by Bloomsbury Academic (first published January 1st 1994)
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Apr 01, 2013 Tu rated it really liked it
Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL), initially developed by the social semiotic linguist Michael Halliday, is recognized as a “useful descriptive and interpretive framework for viewing language as a strategic, meaning-making resource”.

As a semiotic approach which shares similar views with Aristotle’s classical rhetoric in terms of logos, ethos, and pathos, SFL views language as being structured according to three main kinds of meaning: textual, ideational, and interpersonal meanings.

With the
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Alma Wahdie
Jan 11, 2015 Alma Wahdie rated it really liked it
This book help me much when I enrolled the SFG course. I learn a lot from here.
I just wonder why the layout is not interesting enough.
I mean, no doubt, of course, to the material in it. Eggins is the expert of it. It is grateful to learn from her.
I'll give 5 stars when they publish the next edition with great layout, the one which have clear subtitle symbol in it.
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Sep 30, 2015 Guilherme Nunes rated it it was amazing
Esse livro simplesmente é espetacular. Didático ao extremo. Abriu e simplificou várias coisas na área de linguística. Esse livro me fez admirar a inda mais a linguagem.
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So much information I needed in here. this book is very useful for both English teacher and EFL/ESL students
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