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For SFL, a text can be defined as “a unit of language in use” (Halliday & Hasan, 1976, p. 1) and is distinguished from non-text by the two-fold concept of unity: unity of structure and unity of texture (Halliday & … Continue reading

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The Alphabet Song

Here, in Japan, there are two versions of the Alphabet Song. There’s the familiar one: A-B-C-D-E-F-G–, H-I-J-K-LMNOP–, Q-R-S–,T-U-V–, W-X-Y- and Z–, Now I know my A,B,C, Won’t you come and sing with me? The version used in most Japanese schools, … Continue reading

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