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Item Learning and System Learning: Contextualizing the Blend of a Structure-based and Notional- Functional ESL Syllabus

  title={Item Learning and System Learning: Contextualizing the Blend of a Structure-based and Notional- Functional ESL Syllabus},
  author={Bonifacio T. Cunanan},
Of the several disciplines, many aspiring language teachers still find linguistics as one of the most formidable. Such condition is brought about by the scarcity of instructional materials and a limited number of well-trained teachers who can handle one of its allied fields, especially Systemic Functional Grammar. If this problem remains unattended, producing ill-equipped language teachers shall most likely become a vicious cycle. In this context, this paper discusses the observed inadequacies… Expand
An Assessment of Students’ Ability in Disambiguating Grammatical Structures Using Systemic Functional Approach
The main objective of this study is to assess the students’ ability in disambiguating grammatical structures using Systemic Functional Approach. This study made use of descriptive correlationalExpand


Second language acquisition
1. Introduction Usage-based approaches hold that we learn linguistic constructions while engaging in communication, the " interpersonal communicative and cognitive processes that everywhere andExpand
Language Typology: A Functional Perspective
LT comprises 10 chapters, beginning with an introduction and ending with a generalized typological survey, with the eight metafunctional profiles between them, making a clear distinction between ‘theory of language and ‘description’ of language, extending Firth’s distinction between the two. Expand
English Text: System and structure
English Text's major contribution is to outline one way in which a rich semantically oriented functional grammar can be systematically related to a theory of discourse semantics, including deconstruction of contextual issues. Expand
Construing Experience through Meaning: A Language-based Approach to Cognition by M. A. K. Halliday and Christian M. I. M. Matthiessen
  • J. Sowa
  • Computer Science
  • Computational Linguistics
  • 2001
Halliday and Matthiessen present a comprehensive survey of semantics and its relationships to syntax and cognition, and contrast the systemic approach with a view of knowledge representation as a "piecemeal accumulation of concepts with "no overall organization". Expand
Principles of Language Learning and Teaching
An Introduction to Systemic Functional Linguistics
This new edition of the best-selling An Introduction to Systemic Functional Linguistics explores the social semiotic approach to language most closely associated with the work of Michael Halliday and his colleagues, and introduces readers to Halliday's functional grammatical analysis of English clauses. Expand
A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics
This dictionary of grammatical terms covers both current and traditional terminology in syntax and morphology. It includes descriptive terms, the major theoretical concepts of the most influentialExpand
The Powers of Literacy: A Genre Approach to Teaching Writing
Foreword. Introduction: How a Genre Approach to Literacy Can Transform the Way Writing is Taught. Bill Cope and Mary Kalantzis. 1. Genre as Social Process. Gunther Kress. 2. Histories of Pedagogy,Expand
The Stylistics Reader: From Roman Jakobson to the Present
Language and Literature Copyright © 1998 SAGE Publications (London, Thousand Oaks, CA and New Delhi), Vol 7(1): 91-95 The Sylistics Reader, edited by Jean Jacques Weber, draws together differentExpand
Book Reviews: Construing Experience through Meaning: A Language-based Approach to Cognition
  • J. Sowa
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • CL
  • 2001
Language as a multifunctional system and process and the construal of experience: consciousness in daily life and in cognitive science and the making of meaning. Expand