Application of the Functional Theory to Related Disciplines

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 fifth chapter is concerned with the study of how the functional theory of SFL can be applied to other areas and disciplines, such as discourse analysis, language teaching and learning, the research on other modes of meaning than language, stylistics, translation, computer science, ecolinguistics, critical discourse analysis, etc.

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Delu, Zhang. Application of the Functional Theory to Related Disciplines. Function in Systemic Functional Linguistics. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. Oct 2025. ISBN 9781781798720. Date accessed: 02 Dec 2023 doi: 10.1558/equinox.37669. Oct 2025

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