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Title: Systemic Functional Grammar of Spanish
Subtitle: A Contrastive Study with English
Written By: Julia Lavid
Jorge Arus
Juan Rafael Zamorano-Mansilla
URL: http://www.continuumbooks.com/books/detail.aspx?BookId=126611&SearchType=Basic
Description:

Please note: This is a new version of a previously announced book.

This systemic-functional account of Spanish, analyzes how Spanish
grammatical forms compare and contrast with those of English.

This book offers a systemic-functional account of Spanish, and analyzes how
Spanish grammatical forms compare and contrast with those of English. The
authors analyze Spanish according to the three main 'metafunctions':
ideational, interpersonal, and textual.

The result is a comprehensive examination of Spanish grammar from the
clause upwards. Presupposing little or no knowledge of Spanish, this book
will be of interest to researchers in Spanish language, systemic functional
linguistics or contrastive linguistics.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
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BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Syntax
Subject Language(s): English
Spanish
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0826482953
ISBN-13: 9780826482952
Pages: 480
Prices: U.K. £ 150

 
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN:
ISBN-13: 9781441155955
Pages: 480
Prices: U.K. £ 150