The Development of the Concept in Systemic Functional Linguistics

Function in Systemic Functional Linguistics - Zhang Delu

Zhang Delu [+-]
Tongji University
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Zhang Delu is Professor of linguistics and applied linguistics at the School of Foreign Languages, Tongji University, Shanghai, China; His major research areas are systemic functional linguistics, discourse analysis, functional stylistics, social semiotics and foreign language teaching.


The third chapter is mainly concerned with the study of how the concept of function was initially used in the theory of SFL, in what kinds of theoretical framework and how it has been developed in the theory.

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Delu, Zhang. The Development of the Concept in Systemic Functional Linguistics. Function in Systemic Functional Linguistics. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. Oct 2025. ISBN 9781781798720. Date accessed: 17 Jun 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.37667. Oct 2025

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