Faculty of Arts


LINGUIST 320

Topics in Pragmatics


Description

Pragmatics is the systematic study of language in use and is a rapidly developing discipline in linguistics. This course will give a critical survey of the central topics and the latest developments of pragmatics. The domain of pragmatics, implicature, presupposition, speech act and deixis will be among the issues dealt with in individual lectures.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for LINGUIST 320.

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

Not taught in 2022

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Professor Yan Huang

Reading/Texts

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

A pragmatics reading list will be provided.

Points

LINGUIST 320: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

LINGUIST 206


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