作者:Xi Li , Canzhong Wu
来源:[J].Functional Linguistics, 2017, Vol.4 (1), pp.1-14Springer
摘要:Abstract(#br)Coherence can be studied from both logical and textual perspectives in systemic functional linguistics. The logical and textual metafunctions together contribute to the coherence of a text. Coherence is realized through clause complexes and cohesive chains at the lex...
作者:Gordon Myskow
来源:[J].Functional Linguistics, 2017, Vol.4 (1), pp.1-15Springer
摘要:Abstract(#br)Much attention has been devoted to understanding the rhetorical features of history texts and how they position readers to take up particular views toward the past. One useful taxonomy for investigating evaluative meaning from the systemic-functional tradition i...
作者:Lise Fontaine
来源:[J].Functional Linguistics, 2017, Vol.4 (1), pp.1-15Springer
摘要:Abstract(#br)The aim of this paper is to examine the nominality of the neologism BREXT using a corpus-informed lexicogrammatical approach. The term BREXIT, coined in 2012, used initially in print and social media in the UK is now internationally wide-spread. BREXIT is a blen...
作者:Shoshana Dreyfus , Isabelle Bennett
来源:[J].Functional Linguistics, 2017, Vol.4 (1), pp.1-31Springer
摘要:Abstract(#br)This paper argues for a view of circumstantial meaning as a region of ideational meaning that is instantiated across a range of lexicogrammatical structures: from the rank of the clausal constituent of circumstance in both directions: up to clause rank and down to be...
作者:Sibo Chen
来源:[J].Functional Linguistics, 2017, Vol.4 (1), pp.1-14Springer
摘要:Abstract(#br)This paper explores disciplinary variations in academic promotional writing via a comparative analysis of statements of purpose (SoPs) written for different disciplines. A total of 100 SoPs written by English as an additional language (EAL) applicants from mainl...
作者:Winfred Wenhui Xuan
来源:[J].Functional Linguistics, 2017, Vol.4 (1), pp.1-19Springer
摘要:Abstract(#br)While interest in L2 writing research has increased exponentially in recent years, research on adolescent L2 writing remains relatively scarce. Drawing on the framework of functional text analysis, namely context-based text typology and register theory, the pres...
作者:Xiaoyu Xu , Hilary Nesi
来源:[J].Functional Linguistics, 2017, Vol.4 (1), pp.1-17Springer
摘要:Abstract(#br)This paper develops a new framework to examine the use of ‘evaluation resources’ in research discourse. In previous studies of evaluative resources, two distinct, although interwoven, types of context have been identified: 1) the real world where evaluation reso...
作者:Miki Mori
来源:[J].Functional Linguistics, 2017, Vol.4 (1), pp.1-22Springer
摘要:Abstract(#br)A key element of academic writing involves incorporation of external voices, which is a complex rhetorical and linguistic task. Student writers must face this challenge of using sources to strengthen their own arguments. Appraisal, specifically Engagement, provides a...
作者:Alexandra García Marrugo
来源:[J].Functional Linguistics, 2017, Vol.4 (1), pp.1-17Springer
摘要:Abstract(#br)The aims of this paper are twofold. First, following Halliday’s 1998 paper ‘On the grammar of pain’, this study maps the lexicogrammatical resources available to Spanish speakers in the register of hard news to construe death and killing. Based primarily on...
作者:David Banks
来源:[J].Functional Linguistics, 2017, Vol.4 (1), pp.1-17Springer
摘要:Abstract(#br)Some recent research has suggested that use of the passive voice in scientific writing has declined over the last few years. This study attempts to see to what extent that is true. The corpus consists of 32 scientific articles with 8 taken from the publications of th...


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