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    how many genre in english and give the example,please!!!

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    Default Re: genre

    Quote Originally Posted by lasta View Post
    how many genre in english and give the example,please!!!
    ... what?

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    Default Re: genre

    Quote Originally Posted by lasta View Post
    how many genre in english and give the example,please!!!
    lasta,

    Do you mean "parts of speech"?

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    Default Re: genre

    Quote Originally Posted by lasta View Post
    How many genres are there in English and give some examples, please. !!!
    Welcome to the forum, lasta.

    We would like to help you but your question is not clear.

    Please try to explain what you mean by genres.

    Rover

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    Default Re: genre

    Well there's sci-fi, romance, fantasy, biography, .... if you mean genres.

    There's male, female, transsexual.... if you mean genders.

    And there's kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species.... if you mean genus.

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    Default Re: genre

    I have a feeling that the question may relate to the word 'genre' as used in recent Hallidayan grammar. (Systemic Functional Grammar). If so try here: Development of the Genre Concept - especially here: http://people.cs.uu.nl/leen/GenreDev....htm#Australia

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    Last edited by BobK; 14-May-2011 at 12:57. Reason: Added last link

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    Default Re: genre

    I can't help feeling that a student who writes

    how many genre in english and give the example,please!!!
    is not quite ready to tackle Systemic Functional Grammar.

    Rover
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 15-May-2011 at 22:18.

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    Default Re: genre

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I can't help feeling that a student who writes



    is not quite ready to tackle Systemic Functional Grammar.

    Rover
    Yes. But those bits of it that relate to genre are very hot topics throughout some education systems - not just at university level but even in primary school - a 7 or 8 year old there will be taught to recognize the features of the basic genres, enough to distinguish say a narration from a description.

    So a student - especially one with a poor* F2F teacher - might well ask just that sort of question.

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    * PS this isn't really fair. Students at GCSE level (16-ish) have to recognize 'genre' as a buzz-word, and the teachers have to teach it. During my PGCE teaching practice I had to teach 16 year olds stuff I'd learnt in the 2nd year of university.
    Last edited by BobK; 16-May-2011 at 12:25. Reason: Added PS

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