LINGUIST 206

Semantics and Pragmatics


Description

An introduction to a wide range of issues of contemporary relevance to the study of meaning. The semantics part includes topics in structural, truth-conditional and cognitive semantics. The pragmatics part covers some of the basic topics in pragmatics.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for LINGUIST 206.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Professor Yan Huang

Reading/Texts

Huang, Y. (2014). Pragmatics. (Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics). 2nd ed. Oxford University Press.

Reading lists, one for semantics and one for pragmatics, will be provided.

Points

LINGUIST 206: 15 points

Prerequisites

LINGUIST 100 or 103

Restrictions

LINGUIST 302