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Introduction to functional grammar. Systemic Functional Approach Systemic Approach Systemic Linguistics Functional Semantic Approach. Introduction to functional grammar. Language system – Texts Key Researchers. What do they mean? Why can we make meaning from them?

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introduction to functional grammar

Introduction to functional grammar

Systemic Functional Approach

Systemic Approach

Systemic Linguistics

Functional Semantic Approach

introduction to functional grammar2

Introduction to functional grammar

  • Language system – Texts
  • Key Researchers
slide3

What do they mean?

Why can we make meaning from them?

Do they mean the same to everyone?

slide4

When I got home last night, I could not believe what ………….. had done.

What choices are possible?

What’s the implication of the choice?

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What’s the context of the text?

What accompanies the language?

What kind of a text is it? (genre)

What are the stages of the text?

What is it about? (field)

Who is involved? (tenor)

Mode of communication? (mode)

A: Yes Please

B: Can I have those two?

A: Yes. One’s forty five. One’s twenty five.

B: And have you got …………………..

A: Yes. How many would you like?

B: I’ll take two

A: Right. That’s four dollars twenty altogether.

B: Here you are.

A: Thankyou.

B: Thankyou.

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What’s the context of the text?

What accompanies the language?

What kind of a text is it? (genre)

What are the stages of the text?

What is it about? (field)

Who is involved? (tenor)

Mode of communication? (mode)

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3 main kinds of meaning simultaneously:

  • Experiential: information (field)
  • Interpersonal: relationships (tenor)
  • Textual: relation to mode (mode)
field
Field

Field continuum

  • everyday ………..specialised ………highly

fields fields technical fields

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Tenor

Tenor continuum

  • equal status….………great difference in status
  • familiar …….…………..………...….very distant
  • great deal of …………………………………little

emotional expression emotional expression

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Mode

Mode continuum

  • most spoken-like………....… most written-like
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A representation of the model of language

CULTURE

SITUATION

tenor

field

mode

LANGUAGE

REGISTER

GENRE

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SEMIOTIC SYSTEM

(SYMBOLIC MEANING MAKING SYSTEM)

meaning (discourse / semantics)

words and structures (lexico – grammar)

sounds / letters (phonology / graphology)

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KEY RESEARCHERS

Development of systemic linguistics:

Sydney systemists: Michael Halliday (from 1970s); Hasan; Martin; Matthiesson

Links with other systemists: Gregory; Sinclair and Coulthard

Language Education: Christie; Macken and Rothery

Visual art: O’Toole; Kress and van Leeuwen; Unsworth

Psychotherapy: Eggins; MacKinnon

Artificial Intelligence: Bateman

Speech Pathology:Armstrong

References:

Eggins (1994) An Introduction to Systemic Functional Linguistics, Pinter

Love, Pigdon, Baker Built (Building Understandings in Literacy and Teaching) CDROM 2nd Edition, University of Melbourne

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