A Systemic Functional Grammar of French provides an accessible introduction to systemic functional linguistics through French.

This concise introduction to the systemic functional grammar (SFG) framework provides illustrations throughout that highlight how the framework can be used to analyse authentic language texts.

This will be of interest to students in alternative linguistic frameworks who wish to acquire a basic understanding of SFG as well as academics in related areas, such as literary and cultural studies, interested in seeing how SFG can be applied to their fields.

chapter 1|5 pages

By way of introduction

chapter 2|9 pages

Encoding language

Lexicogrammatical functions

chapter 3|20 pages

Representing the world

The ideational metafunction

chapter 4|10 pages

Creating relationships

The interpersonal metafunction

chapter 5|28 pages

Ordering the text

The textual metafunction

chapter 6|3 pages

Going beyond the text


chapter 7|5 pages

Moulding the text

Grammatical metaphor

chapter 8|7 pages

Expanding the interpersonal metafunction

Appraisal Theory

chapter 9|2 pages

Signing off, but not closing down