• Bingjun YangEmail author
  • Wen Li
Part of the The M.A.K. Halliday Library Functional Linguistics Series book series (TMAKHLFLS)


Systemic functional linguistics (SFL) has been developing for more than 60 years since the publication of Halliday’s (1956) “Grammatical categories in modern Chinese” in Transactions of the Philosophical Society. The development of more than half a century has witnessed its constant development and greater width and depth in theory and application. It is always developing.



We would like to thank the authors for their contributions to this collection. Special thanks go to Prof. Guowen Huang at South China Agricultural University, Prof. Chenguang Chang at Sun Yat-sen University, and Prof. Kaibao Hu at Shanghai International Studies University for their support. Several Ph.D. candidates, especially Guichao Zhang and Hongmiao Gao from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, generously offered help and we would like to thank them as well. We also appreciate the work by the staff from Springer Nature, Rebecca Zhu, Carolyn Zhang, and Muruga Prashanth in particular. Part of the research is sponsored by Shanghai Pujiang Program (No. 18PJC082).


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  1. 1.Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina

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