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TOC: Functions of Language 28 / 1 (2021)

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 23-Feb-2021
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Functions of Language Vol. 28, No. 1 (2021)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Functions of Language
Volume Number: 28
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: 2021

Main Text:

2021. iii, 119 pp.

Table of Contents


A systemic functional study of modal verbs in the Chinese clause: Their clausal positions and functions
Shu Yang
pp. 1–26

Presupposed evaluation in environmental argumentative discourse
Gabrina Pounds
pp. 27–54

How do speakers and hearers disambiguate multi-functional words? The case of well
Christoph Rühlemann and Stefan Th. Gries
pp. 55–80

Interpersonal functions of interjections: A Systemic Functional perspective
Yi Jing
pp. 81–108

Book Reviews:

Vera Benninghoven. The functions of ‘general nouns’: Theory and corpus analysis
Reviewed by Charlotte Maekelberghe
pp. 109–114

Geoff Thompson, Wendy L. Bowcher, Lise Fontaine & David Schönthal (eds.) The Cambridge handbook of Systemic Functional Linguistics
Reviewed by Richard Hudson
pp. 115–119

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                            Discourse Analysis
                            Linguistic Theories
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)

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