AN OVERVIEW OF SYSTEMIC FUNCTIONAL LINGUISTICS English Grammar II
AIM OF THIS CHAPTER <ul><li>To analyse and explain how meanings are made </li></ul><ul><li>SYSTEMIC FUNCTIONAL LINGUISTICS...
A FUNCTIONAL-SEMIOTIC APPROACH TO LANGUAGE <ul><li>Language usage </li></ul><ul><li>Language structures </li></ul><ul><li>...
How do people use language? <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Text </li></ul><ul><li>Text in context </li></ul>English Gra...
Language and context <ul><li>Ability to deduce context </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to predict language from context </li></u...
Context: Register, Genre and Ideology in SFL <ul><li>MODE </li></ul><ul><li>TENOR </li></ul><ul><li>FIELD </li></ul><ul><l...
How is language structured for use? <ul><li>Ideational meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal meaning </li></ul><ul><li>T...
Meanings as choice: Semiotic systems <ul><li>A system </li></ul><ul><li>A finite set of choices </li></ul><ul><li>Discrete...
Language as a semiotic system <ul><li>Lexical choice </li></ul><ul><li>Meaningful choices </li></ul>English Grammar II
Grammatical systems in language <ul><li>Interrogative </li></ul><ul><li>Declarative </li></ul><ul><li>Imperative </li></ul...
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  1. 1. AN OVERVIEW OF SYSTEMIC FUNCTIONAL LINGUISTICS English Grammar II
  2. 2. AIM OF THIS CHAPTER <ul><li>To analyse and explain how meanings are made </li></ul><ul><li>SYSTEMIC FUNCTIONAL LINGUISTICS </li></ul><ul><li>LANGUAGE AS SOCIAL SEMIOTIC </li></ul><ul><li>Functional </li></ul><ul><li>Meaning maker </li></ul><ul><li>SOCIAL AND CULTURAL CONTEXT </li></ul><ul><li>Semiotic Process </li></ul>English Grammar II
  3. 3. A FUNCTIONAL-SEMIOTIC APPROACH TO LANGUAGE <ul><li>Language usage </li></ul><ul><li>Language structures </li></ul><ul><li>Language organisation to make meanings </li></ul><ul><li>Metafunctions </li></ul>English Grammar II
  4. 4. How do people use language? <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Text </li></ul><ul><li>Text in context </li></ul>English Grammar II
  5. 5. Language and context <ul><li>Ability to deduce context </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to predict language from context </li></ul><ul><li>Language in context </li></ul>English Grammar II
  6. 6. Context: Register, Genre and Ideology in SFL <ul><li>MODE </li></ul><ul><li>TENOR </li></ul><ul><li>FIELD </li></ul><ul><li>GENRE </li></ul>English Grammar II
  7. 7. How is language structured for use? <ul><li>Ideational meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Textual meaning </li></ul>English Grammar II
  8. 8. Meanings as choice: Semiotic systems <ul><li>A system </li></ul><ul><li>A finite set of choices </li></ul><ul><li>Discrete choices </li></ul><ul><li>Oppositions are important </li></ul><ul><li>Content and expression </li></ul><ul><li>The function of language as a semiotic system </li></ul>English Grammar II
  9. 9. Language as a semiotic system <ul><li>Lexical choice </li></ul><ul><li>Meaningful choices </li></ul>English Grammar II
  10. 10. Grammatical systems in language <ul><li>Interrogative </li></ul><ul><li>Declarative </li></ul><ul><li>Imperative </li></ul>English Grammar II

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