systemic grammar

systemic grammar

n
(Grammar) a grammar in which description is founded on the relationships among the various units at different ranks of a language, and in which language is viewed as a system of meaning-creating choices. Compare transformational grammar, case grammar
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This idea was drawn from the systemic grammar (Muir, 1972; Berry, 1975, 1977).
Compare a writing class without formal grammar with a class where systemic grammar was part of writing education.
-- 1990: "Functional Grammar and Systemic Grammar: a Preliminary discussion".

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