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A Systemic Functional Grammar of French

A Simple Introduction

By David Banks

© 2017 – Routledge

110 pages

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A Systemic Functional Grammar of French provides an accessible introduction to systemic functional linguistics through French.

This concise introduction to the systemic functional grammar (SFG) framework provides illustrations throughout that highlight how the framework can be used to analyse authentic language texts.

This will be of interest to students in alternative linguistic frameworks who wish to acquire a basic understanding of SFG as well as academics in related areas, such as literary and cultural studies, interested in seeing how SFG can be applied to their fields.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. By way of introduction

Chapter 2. Encoding language: lexicogrammatical functions

Chapter 3. Representing the world: the ideational metafunction

Chapter 4. Creating relationships: the interpersonal metafunction

Chapter 5. Ordering the text: the textual metafunction

Chapter 6. Going beyond the text: register

Chapter 7. Moulding the text: grammatical metaphor

Chapter 8. Expanding the interpersonal metafunction: Appraisal Theory

Chapter 9. Signing off, but not closing down

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
FOR000000
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
FOR008000
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / French
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General