The Development of the Concept in Systemic Functional Linguistics
Function in Systemic Functional Linguistics - Zhang Delu
Zhang Delu [+]
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.