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Systemic Functional Linguistics

Systemic functional linguistics (SFL) is an approach to linguistics that considers language as a social semiotic system developed by Michael Halliday in the 1960s. It is part of a broad social semiotic approach to language called systemic linguistics. The term "systemic" refers to the view of language as "a network of systems, or interrelated sets of options for making meaning". The term "functional" indicates that the approach is concerned with the contextualized, practical uses to which language is put, as opposed to formal grammar, which focuses on compositional semantics, syntax and word classes such as nouns and verbs. It is the study of the relationship between language and its functions in social settings. In systemic functional linguistics (SFL), three strata make up the linguistic system: meaning (semantics), sound (phonology), and wording or lexicogrammar(syntax, morphology, and lexis). Systemic functional linguistics treats grammar as a meaning-making resource and insists on the interrelation of form and meaning. Systemic linguistics is an avowedly functionalist approach to language, and it is arguably the functionalist approach which has been most highly developed. In contrast to most other approaches, SL explicitly attempts to combine purely structural information with overtly social factors in a single integrated description. Like other functionalist frameworks, SL is deeply concerned with the purposes of language use.

This term is used to indicate linguistic approaches that are centrally concerned with the function of language – that is what language does, and how it does it in a given context. This approach contrasts with more formal approaches that are primarily concerned with formal structures, such as phonemes or sentence. Functional linguistics is focused on deriving grammatical, syntactic and textual structures from the ways in which language is used. Many functional linguists trace their work to either or both the British linguist, J. R. Firth and the early twentieth century Prague School of linguists. Multimodality is complex and draws on a range of origins, one of which is Systemic Functional Linguistics, notably the work of Michael Halliday that builds on the work of Firth. Systemic-Functional Linguistics is a theory of language centered on the notion of language function and which accounts for the syntactic structure of language.

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Associations of Functional Linguistics
• International Systemic-Functional Linguistics Association
• Australian Systemic Functional Linguistics Association
• European Systemic Functional Linguistics Association
• North America Systemic Functional Linguistics Association
• Japan Association of Systemic Functional Linguistics
• Latin American Systemic Functional Linguistics Association.
• International Lexical Functional Grammar Association
• Chinese Association of Functional Linguistics
• Association of Systemic Functional Linguistics of Indonesia
• French Association of Systemic Functional Linguistics
• German SFL Network

Conferences on Functional Linguistics
• 1st Tunisian International Systemic Functional Linguistics Conference and Workshop from 26-Mar-2015 - 28-Mar-2015 in Hammamet, Tunisia.
• 42nd International Systemic Functional Congress from July 27-31, 2015 in RWTH Aachen University, Germany.
• 25th European Systemic Functional Linguistics Conference from 10-Jul-2014 - 12-Jul-2014 in Paris, France.

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