Faculty of Arts


LINGUIST 724

Semantics and Pragmatics


Description

This course deals with a wide range of issues in semantics and especially pragmatics. Topics may include the domain of pragmatics, implicature (both conversational and conventional), presupposition, speech act, deixis, reference, pragmatics and cognition (focusing on relevance theory), pragmatics and semantics and pragmatics and syntax (with special reference to Chomsky’s anaphora and binding theory). There are two versions of this course, A and B, depending on students’ previous knowledge status of the subject. Version B is more advanced than Version A.

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Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Professor Yan Huang

Points

LINGUIST 724: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

LINGUIST 206 or 302, or equivalent


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