LT3211 - Semantics

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
CTL2201 Introduction to Linguistics, LT2201 Introduction to Linguistics or CTL2229 Linguistics I, LT2229  Linguistics I or CTL2290 Introduction to Language Studies, LT2290 Introduction to Language Studies
Equivalent Course(s)
CTL3211 Semantics
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2015/16
Semester B 2016/17 (Tentative)

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

The aim of this course is to examine aspects of linguistic meaning and language use.
Upon completion of this course students should be able to:
  1. Recognize the relation between linguistic expressions and objects in the world; 
  2. Describe and analyze sense properties and sense relations; and 
  3. Analyze language data from the semantic aspect and discover and formulate generalizations that are observationally, descriptively and explanatorily adequate.

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

Continuous Assessment: 70%
Examination: 30%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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