1st Edition

A Systemic Functional Grammar of French
A Simple Introduction





ISBN 9780415785143
Published February 2, 2017 by Routledge
118 Pages

USD $69.95

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Book Description

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





 

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Biography

David Banks is Emeritus Professor of English Linguistics at Université de Bretagne Occidentale, France.

Reviews

"This book is an exemplar of distilling a complex theoretical approach to language and supporting further exploration." - Lindsy L. Myers, University of Missouri, Kansas City