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Exploring English Grammar: From Formal to Functional

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This engaging textbook bridges the gap between traditional and functional grammar. Starting with a traditional approach, students will develop a firm grasp of traditional tools for analysis and learn how SFG (Systemic Functional grammar) can be used to enrich the traditional formal approach.
Paperback, 464 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by Routledge
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Nick
Feb 03, 2012 Nick rated it really liked it
There's nothing so practical as a good theory, says Michael Fullan and here we have a very practical approach to a very good theory. Coffin, Donohue & North have started with the practical situation that most people interested in grammar are likely to have already experienced formal or communicative descriptions. They proceed to take these people - who are more often than not going to be language teachers - and introduce a model of language (Systemic Functional Grammar) which is likely to be ...more
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Dec 11, 2013 Marc Kohlman rated it liked it
I used this book for my English 231 class and the text was a huge aid in understanding the forms and functions that make up the structure of the English language. The exercises in it were very helpful in gaining a grasp on this approach to language and were good tools for studying. For higher undergraduate and postgraduate students in English and linguistics, this is a book I would highly recommend they read, use, and study.
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