Applying Systemic Functional Linguistics: The State of the Art in China Today

Applying Systemic Functional Linguistics: The State of the Art in China Today


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ISBN-13: 9781350079847
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 07/26/2018
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

Jonathan Webster, Professor, City University of Hong Kong
Xuanwei Peng, Professor, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China

Table of Contents

Foreword, Huang Guowen

Editors' Preface, Peng Xuanwei & Jonathan Webster

Part 1: Perspectives on the State of the Art in China: from the outside looking in

1. The contribution of Systemic Functional Theory to linguistics in China, M.A.K. Halliday
2. Teaching systemic functional linguistics in China: One visiting professor's view, James Martin

Part 2: Showcasing the State of the Art in China

Introduction, Hu Zhuanglin

Graphology and Phonology

3. Stroke systems in Chinese characters: A Systemic Functional perspective on simplified regular script, Peng Xuanwei
4. A corpus-based Systemic Functional phonological approach to modern Chinese modal particles, Liu Chengyu


5. Emotion verbs and emotion verbs in Chinese: Their distinctions and sub-classifications based on configurative facts, Song Chengfang
6. Verb types, process types and incident structure: From lexis to discourse semantics, Lu Guoyan & Gao Yanmei

Word Group

7. Structure and function of measure nominals in English and Chinese, Yang Bingjun
8. Systemic Functional Study of the Chinese Temporal System: Marked Chinese tenses, He Wei & Ma Ruizhi

Clause and Clause Complex

9. Range characteristics in material clauses in Mandarin Chinese, Yang Guowen
10. Chinese Characteristics of Clause Complex: A Systemic Functional account, Hsu Fu-mei


11. Generic distributions of English Appraisal categories based on Appraisal corpus, Yu Li, Peng Xuanwei, He Zhongqing, Liu Yujie, Zhang Ranran, Tan Xianfang & Wang Yuying


12. Lexis-grammar complementarity and system of Person: A Systemic typological perspective, Wang Pin


13. Issues concerning the disciplinary status of semiotics, Hu Zhuanglin


14. Lexicogrammar and text in multimodal discourse analysis, Zhang Delu
15. A study of multimodal engagement resources and voice interaction in pedagogic discourse, Chen Yumin
16. Meaning-making in multimodal visual narrative: patterns of visual weaving, Yang Xiran & Jonathan Webster


17. Ways of illustrating and ways of explicating: Multimodal symbolic articulation in illustrated Shih-shuo Hsin-yü, Liu Shisheng & Song Chengfang


18. Searching for Metafunctional equivalence in translated texts, Huang Guowen


19. Genres in Chinese MA theses: a SFL-based contrastive analysis and implications for teaching, SunYinghui & Ju Zhiqin


20. Defining English idioms in a bilingual learner's dictionary: applications of Systemic Functional Linguistics in lexicography, Chang Chenguang

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21. The linguistic features of knowledge construction in Chemistry textbooks, Yang Xinzhang


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