LT5455 - Pragmatics

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2015/16

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to introduce students to the scientific study of language in use. Students will be able to contrast the principles that underlie the communicative use of language, to apply conversation-structural principles to the inference of meaning. The focus will be on implicature, presupposition, speech acts, and deixis.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 75%
Examination: 25%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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