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  1. Content type: Book review

    As educational linguistic researchers, we seek to explore the relations between language, society, knowledge and education. This current volume appeals to us since its efforts coincide with our research intere...

    Authors: Yan Liu and Hui Yu

    Citation: Functional Linguistics 2018 5:12

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  2. Content type: Short report

    Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen is a leading scholar in Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL). Together with William C. Mann and Sandra A. Thompson, he developed Rhetorical Structure Theory, a discourse analytica...

    Authors: Christian M. I. M. Matthiessen, Bo Wang, Isaac N. Mwinlaaru and Yuanyi Ma

    Citation: Functional Linguistics 2018 5:8

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  3. Content type: Research

    This paper explores advanced cancer patients’ self-identification from a grammatical-concordance perspective. It combines corpus linguistics tool of concordance and transitivity analysis to investigate the gra...

    Authors: Neda Karimi, Annabelle Lukin, Alison Rotha Moore, Adam Walczak and Phyllis Butow

    Citation: Functional Linguistics 2018 5:6

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  4. Content type: Research

    While aspects of Halliday’s theory have been adopted for the study of ideology in discourse - in particular via Critical Discourse Analysis - these applications of his ideas have not attempted to bring the ful...

    Authors: Annabelle Lukin

    Citation: Functional Linguistics 2017 4:16

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  5. Content type: Book review

    The present paper is to review Applying Systemic Functional Linguistics: the state of the art in China today, a volume to highlight the contribution of Chinese scholars to the development of systemic functional l...

    Authors: Jian Lu

    Citation: Functional Linguistics 2017 4:14

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  6. Content type: Research

    This article provides an in-depth analysis of the theoretical dimensions of stratification, instantiation, and delicacy within Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL). It does so by examining the nature of the c...

    Authors: Jamie Williams, Noah Russell and Derek Irwin

    Citation: Functional Linguistics 2017 4:13

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  7. Content type: Research

    The aim of the present paper is to describe the Biblical Hebrew clause as a locus of interpersonal meanings from a systemic functional perspective. Although systemic functional linguistics has been applied to ...

    Authors: Eric T. Racher

    Citation: Functional Linguistics 2017 4:9

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  8. Content type: Book review

    Systemic Functional Linguistics Exploring Choice provides a fresh inter-disciplinary perspective on the key notion of choice in Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL). Although one of the ...

    Authors: Changling Zhao and Wei He

    Citation: Functional Linguistics 2017 4:8

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  9. Content type: Research

    This paper develops a new framework to examine the use of ‘evaluation resources’ in research discourse. In previous studies of evaluative resources, two distinct, although interwoven, types of context have bee...

    Authors: Xiaoyu Xu and Hilary Nesi

    Citation: Functional Linguistics 2017 4:2

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  10. Content type: Research

    Thematic progression and the composition of information value contribute to the development of well-structured meaningful text. Discourse-based research of the textual features has been confined to language le...

    Authors: Hesham Suleiman Alyousef

    Citation: Functional Linguistics 2016 3:3

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  11. Content type: Research

    This paper seeks to critically evaluate part of the New Caledonian independence debate, as discursively enacted by various social actors within the postcolonial space. It is common within Critical Discourse An...

    Authors: Margo Lecompte-Van Poucke

    Citation: Functional Linguistics 2016 3:2

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  12. Content type: Research

    Registerial cartography is the activity of systematically describing the registers that make up a language — with register in its original sense of a functional variety of a language, i.e. of the adaptation of...

    Authors: Christian MIM Matthiessen

    Citation: Functional Linguistics 2015 2:9

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  13. Content type: Research

    Clausal analysis within Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) is generally based upon a classification of the clause into one of six process types. Although this allocation is often portrayed as clear-cut, in ...

    Authors: Laura Gwilliams and Lise Fontaine

    Citation: Functional Linguistics 2015 2:8

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