Experiential Grammar in Systemic Functional Linguistics - Assumptions and challenges - Beatriz Quiroz
Beatriz Quiroz [+]
Departamento de Ciencias del Lenguaje, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Beatriz is Assistant Professor at the Department of Language Sciences in the Faculty of Letters of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC-Chile), where she teaches and supervises undergraduate and postgraduate students in Linguistics. She completed her PhD at the University of Sydney, Australia, in 2013. Her current research, informed by Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL), focuses on a metafunctionally integrated description of clause systems in Chilean Spanish, with special emphasis on the system-structure principle embodied by the theoretical dimension of axis. Other research interests include the interaction between lexicogrammar and discourse-semantics, and systemic functional language typology. Further details about her work and academic interests can be found at http://beatrizquiroz.weebly.com/
This chapter states the aim of the book and briefly locates it within the framework of Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL). It also previews its general organisation.