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Functional perspectives on grammar and discourse in honour of Angela Downing

Functional perspectives on grammar and discourse in honour of Angela Downing

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Published by John Benjamins Publishing Company in Amsterdam, Netherlands .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Christopher S. Butler, Raquel Hidalgo Downing, Julia Lavid.
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LC ClassificationsP
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 480 p. :
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22761875M
ISBN 109789027230959

This book offers a collection of original contributions to the study of languages in contrast from discourse, corpus, and functional perspectives. 1 Discourse markers and coherence relations: Comparison across markers, languages and modalities [ + – ] Functional grammar (FG) and functional discourse grammar (FDG) are grammar models and theories motivated by functional theories of theories explain how linguistic utterances are shaped, based on the goals and knowledge of natural language users. In doing so, it contrasts with Chomskyan transformational onal discourse grammar has been developed as a .

Review of Butler, C., R. Hidalgo Downing & J. Lavid (eds.) Functional Perspectives on Grammar and Discourse. In honour of Angela Downing. In honour of Angela Downing. Functions of . Functional Discourse Grammar (FDG) is a typologically-based theory of language structure. The major presentations of the theory are Functional Discourse Grammar (Oxford University Press, ), by Kees Hengeveld and J. Lachlan Mackenzie and A Functional Discourse Grammar for English (Oxford University Press ), by Evelien Keizer. FDG is understood as the grammatical component of an .

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.   'Downing's comprehensive yet accessible book builds on traditional descriptions of English to present a functional orientation to grammar as a set of communicative resources. Taking the grammar off the page and into real life, this book illustrates how language operates across a range of different uses and : Taylor & Francis.


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This book, a tribute to Angela Downing, consists of twenty papers taking a broadly functional perspective on language, with topics ranging from the general (grammar as an evolutionary product, text comprehension, integrative linguistics) to particular aspects of the grammars of languages (Bulgarian, English, Icelandic, Spanish, Swedish).

This book, a tribute to Angela Downing, consists of twenty papers taking a broadly functional perspective on language, with topics ranging from the general (grammar as an evolutionary product, text comprehension, integrative linguistics) to particular aspects of the grammars of languages (Bulgarian, English, Icelandic, Spanish, Swedish).Pages: Get this from a library.

Functional perspectives on grammar and discourse: in honour of Angela Downing. [Christopher Butler; Raquel Hidalgo Downing; Julia Lavid; Angela Downing;]. Functional perspectives on grammar and discourse in honour of Angela Downing.

[Christopher Butler; Raquel Hidalgo Downing; Julia Lavid; Angela Downing;] -- This book, a tribute to Angela Downing, consists of twenty papers taking a broadly functional perspective on language, with topics ranging from the general (grammar as an evolutionary product, text. Christopher S.

Butler, Raquel Hidalgo Downing & Julia Lavid (eds.) Functional Perspectives on Grammar and Discourse. In honour of Angela Downing In honour of Angela Downing Author(s): Pilar Guerrero Medina 1Author: Pilar Guerrero Medina.

Vandenbergen, Anne-Marie, and K AIJMER. “The Discourse Functionality of Adjectival and Adverbial Epistemic Expressions: Evidence from Present-day English.” In Functional Perspectives on Grammar and Discourse: in Honour of Angela Downing, – John Benjamins.

This volume offers readers interested in functional linguistics a selected sample of studies that jointly prove the efficacy of the analytical tools and procedures broadly accepted within the functionalist tradition in order to investigate language and discourse, with special focus on key pragmatic/discourse notions such as contextualization, grammaticalisation, reference, politeness, (in-)directness, discourse markers, speech acts, subjective evaluation Pages: Functional Perspectives on Grammar and Discourse: In Honour of Angela Downing (Studies in Language Companion) Christopher S.

Butler, Raquel Hidalgo Downing, Julia Lavid. Year: Language: A search query can be a title of the book, a name of the author, ISBN or anything else. 'Routledge are to be congratulated for publishing this greatly revised edition of Angela Downing and Philip Locke’s Grammar, now entitled English Grammar: A University my Preface I welcomed enthusiastically the first edition as an innovative course in Systemic Functional by: PDF | On Jan 1,Hilde Hasselgård published Book review: Angela Downing and Philip Locke.

English Grammar. A university course. | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGateAuthor: Hilde Hasselgård.

Book review: CHRISTOPHER S. BUTLER, RAQUEL HIDALGO DOWNING and JULIA LAVID (eds), Functional Perspectives on Grammar and Discourse: In Honour of Angela Downing. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, xxx + pp. ISBN: (hbk). A Systemic Functional Study of the Quantifying Selection in the English Nominal Group.

The literature to date indicates that it is necessary to introduce the concept of selection into the description and analysis of the English nominal group. Functional Perspectives on Grammar and Discourse: in honor of Angela Downing.

Amsterdam: Benjamins. Functional Perspectives on Grammar and Discourse: In Honour of Angela Downing by CHRISTOPHER S. BUTLER, RAQUEL HIDALGO DOWNING, JULIA LAVID Functional Perspectives on Grammar and Discourse: In Honour of Angela Downing by CHRISTOPHER S. BUTLER, RAQUEL HIDALGO DOWNING, JULIA LAVID (pp.

The book approaches grammar in an incremental way, enabling students to develop grammatical skill in stages. It is of particular value to those starting to work with functional grammar but it is also relevant for experienced readers who are interested in developing a more systematic approach to grammatical : Lise Fontaine.

Givón, Talmy. Grammar as an adaptive evolutionary product. In Functional perspectives on grammar and discourse: In honour of Angela Downing, eds. Christopher S. Butler, Raquel Downing and Julia Lavid, 1– Amsterdam: Benjamins. Google ScholarAuthor: Clarence Green. It is now 13 years since the publication of Angela Downing and Philip Locke’s A University Course in English Grammar, which broke new ground by offering to advanced students of English a comprehensive course, based on Halliday’s Systemic Functional Grammar.

It went beyond the merely structural, to present an integrated account of structure and. No present book on Discourse Analysis can boast of not having drawn on previous works on the subject.

In this respect, I owe a special debt to all Angela Downing, for being such a good teacher, and for Functional Sentence Perspective: Thematic and Information Structures (Chapter 8), Post-Structuralist Theory and Social Theory.

Fawcett, Robin Powell Modelling 'selection' between referents in the English nominal group: an essay in scientific inquiry in linguistics. In: Butler, Christopher S., Hidalgo Downing, Raquel and Lavid, Julia eds.

Functional Perspectives on Grammar and Discourse: Papers in Honour of Angela Downing, John Benjamins, pp. @inbook{cebbeaadc-ca3d27c6, author = {Altenberg, Bengt}, booktitle = {Functional perspectives on grammar and discourse. In honour of Angela Downing}, editor = {Butler, Chris and Hidalgo Downing, Raquel and Lavid, Julia}, isbn = {}, language = {eng}, pages = {}, publisher = {John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Givón, Talmy. Grammar as an adaptive evolutionary product. In Functional perspectives on grammar and discourse: In honour of angela downing, ed.

Christopher S. Butler, Raquel Downing and Julia Lavid, 1– Amsterdam: Benjamins Google ScholarAuthor: Clarence Green. The goal of this project is to develop the theory and practice of FDG, as presented in Kees Hengeveld and J. Lachlan Mackenzie's book 'Functional Discourse Grammar: A typologically-based.Functional Perspectives on Grammar and Discourse: In Honour of Angela Downing, ed.

by Christopher S. Butler, Raquel Hidalgo Downing, and Julia Lavid. John Benjamins, ) John Benjamins, ) Active (or Action) Verbs in EnglishAuthor: Richard Nordquist.Functional sentence perspective in written and spoken communication.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. R. H. Downing and J. Lavid, eds. Functional perspectives on grammar and discourse: In honour of Angela Downing. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, pp.