Teaching Writing to Indonesian EFL Learners with Systemic Functional Linguistics Instruction

R. Nadia R. P. Dalimunthe(1*)

(1) UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung, Indonesia
(*) Corresponding Author


Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) has obvious impacts on teaching writing. However, many language teachers are doubtful to use SFL instruction in their classroom. In this research, I studied the implementation of SFL in English writing class. I taught Indonesian university students and observed the teaching process. In teaching writing, I combined the SFL with Genre Based Approach (GBA) and Collaborative Learning (CL). From the observation, I offered three considerations for preparing a writing class with SFL instruction.



Theme, Rheme, SFL, Academic Writing, TEFL

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