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Title: Halliday's Introduction to Functional Grammar
Subtitle: 4th Edition
Written By: Michael A. K. Halliday
Christian M. I. M. Matthiessen

Fully updated and revised, this fourth edition of Halliday's Introduction to Functional Grammar explains the principles of systemic functional grammar, enabling the reader to understand and apply them in any context. Halliday's innovative approach of engaging with grammar through discourse has become a worldwide phenomenon in linguistics.

Updates to the new edition include; recent uses of systemic functional linguistics to provide further guidance for students, scholars and researchers, more on the ecology of grammar, a systematic indexing and classification of examples and more from corpora, thus allowing for easy access to data.
Extended textual and audio examples as well as an image bank are available online at

Halliday's Introduction to Functional Grammar, Fourth Edition, is the standard reference text for systemic functional linguistics and an ideal introduction for students and scholars interested in the relation between grammar, meaning and discourse.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415826280
Pages: 790
Prices: U.S. $ 195.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781444146608
Pages: 790
Prices: U.S. $ 59.95