’ s Universal Grammar and Halliday ’ s Systemic Functional Linguistics : An Appraisal and a Compromise

  • Mohammad Bavali, Firooz Sadighi
  • Published 2011

Abstract

Recent developments in theories of language (grammars) seem to share a number of tenets which mark a drastic shift from traditional disentangled descriptions of language: emphasis on a big number of discrete grammatical rules or a corpus of structure patterns has given way to a more unitary, explanatory powerful description of language informed by a sound… (More)

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