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Introducing Key Linguists

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This book series provides a brief introduction to the life and seminal works of key linguists or groups of linguists. For readers who are interested in linguistics and in the various linguists being introduced in particular, the books describe the major events in the linguists’ life, trace the academic influences on the linguists, discuss the development of their ideas, and introduce the seminal works by the linguists in different research areas throughout their careers. 

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Introducing M.A.K. Halliday

Introducing M.A.K. Halliday

1st Edition

By Bo Wang, Yuanyi Ma
May 06, 2022

M.A.K. Halliday (1925–2018) was the founder of Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) and, undoubtedly, one of the most influential linguists of his time, credited with changing the way that language and linguistics have been taught. SFL, as an appliable theory that approaches language as ...

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