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Learning functional grammar for ESP class is aimed to improve students
of non-English language department to understand how English works
effectively, appropriately, and accurately. Teaching ESP cannot be
separated by the use or the implementation of functional grammar as it is
clear that teaching English as a foreign language in ESP class is also
concerned with the language as an instrument of social interaction rather
than as a system which is viewed in isolation. Teaching functional
grammar for ESP students, in this matter, students of non-English
language department, can result such a hard working effort for teachers in
order to help them understand the-so-called functional grammar. As a
matter of fact, ESP can combine subject matter of the related field of
study and English language teaching. Therefore, learning functional
grammar has actually been conducted in ESP class since the students are
also involved with the use of their background knowledge of the field of

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