David, BUTT: Using Functional Grammar:Explorers guide. Second Edition.
Book Number: 61977
Mcquarie University 2000 2000 Small 4to. softcover 346pp index. very good, crease on cover corners rear cover. Using Functional Grammar is essential reading for language educators and students of English as a first, second or foreign language who want to explore language from a functional perspective, practising and trainee EFL/ESL and literacy teachers. It illuminates the terminology, dispels some myths and demonstrates the usefulness of functional grammar. Features: provides a comprehensive and practical introduction to understanding and using functional grammar; starts by introducing the general notion of language in context and text types; progresses step-by-step through the three metafunctions of language: experience, interpersonal exchange and text organisation; links the content to language education with a section on implications for language teaching at the end of each chapter; provides exercises in each chapter to review new concepts and check understanding; includes extensive appendices that contain useful templates and samples for language educators.