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Linguistic complexity in English textbooks: A Functional Grammar Perspective

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To, VT, Linguistic complexity in English textbooks: A Functional Grammar Perspective, AILA World Congress 2014 - Abstract Book, 10-15 August 2014, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 1. (2014) [Conference Extract]

Abstract

This paper examines the concept and practice of linguistic complexity in English textbooks from Hallidayan functional perspective. It investigates four linguistics features namely, lexical density, nominalisation, grammatical metaphor, and thematic structure. It gives useful insights into language, measuring linguistic complexity and provides implications for teaching language and literacy.

Item Details

Item Type:Conference Extract
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and Pedagogy
Research Field:LOTE, ESL and TESOL Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Maori)
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Curriculum
Objective Field:Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
UTAS Author:To, VT (Dr Vinh To)
ID Code:100390
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2015-05-14
Last Modified:2015-05-14
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