LINGUIST List 16.267

Thu Jan 27 2005

Books: Ling Theories/Applied Ling: Bloor, Bloor

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        1.    Lyndsay MacAulay, The Functional Analysis of English, Second edition: Bloor, Bloor



Message 1: The Functional Analysis of English, Second edition: Bloor, Bloor

Date: 25-Jan-2005
From: Lyndsay MacAulay <lyndsay.macaulayhodder.co.uk>
Subject: The Functional Analysis of English, Second edition: Bloor, Bloor




Title: The Functional Analysis of English, Second edition
Published: 2004
Publisher: Hodder Arnold
                http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk

Book URL: http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk/Titles.aspx?isbn=034080680X

Author: Tom Bloor, Aston University, UK
Author: Meriel Bloor, Warwick University, UK

Paperback: ISBN: 034080680X Pages: 288pp Price: U.K. £ 14.99


Abstract:

'The Functional Analysis of English' provides a basic introduction to
systemic-functional linguistics in the context of English. It presents the
principles of a Hallidayan approach to language studies and introduces, in
an explanatory way, a set of techniques for the grammatical analysis of
English.

The book includes an overview of the applications of functional grammar to
show the practical importance of linguistic theory and analysis in relation
to issues in education and society. It finishes by explaining the place of
Halliday and his school in the history of linguistics. It can be used
either as a stand-alone text or in combination with Halliday's 'An
Introduction to Functional Grammar'. Linguistic terms are clearly explained
and illustrated with authentic examples from a wide variety of sources
including scientific and technical texts. 'The Functional Analysis of
English' will be suitable for anyone approaching Hallidayan linguistics for
the first time, particularly English language teachers.

Contents:
Preliminaries - Grammar and Meaning
Labels
Subject and Related Functions
Information Structure and Thematic Structure
Text and Texture
Process and Participant
The Nominal Group
Rankshifted Clauses
Clause Complexes: Expansion
Clause Complexes: Projection
Applications of Functional Analysis
Historical Perspectives



Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            History of Linguistics
                            Linguistic Theories
                            Pragmatics
                            Semantics
                            Sociolinguistics
                            Syntax

Subject Language(s): English (ENG)


Written In: English (ENG )

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http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=13153


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