System and Corpus - Exploring Connections - Geoff Thompson †

System and Corpus - Exploring Connections - Geoff Thompson †

Language as choice: what is chosen?

System and Corpus - Exploring Connections - Geoff Thompson †

Michael Hoey
University of Liverpool

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The fundamental insight of systemic functional linguistics, that language is choice, raises for me a worrying question: what exactly is chosen? It is this question that I wish to explore in this paper.

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Hoey, Michael. Language as choice: what is chosen?. System and Corpus - Exploring Connections. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 37 - 54 Mar 2006. ISBN 9781845532512. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=19142. Date accessed: 20 Jul 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.19142. Mar 2006

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