Teaching Writing to Indonesian EFL Learners with Systemic Functional Linguistics Instruction

R. Nadia R. P. Dalimunthe


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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