LT3215 - Pragmatics

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
CTL3211 Semantics, LT3211 Semantics
Equivalent Course(s)
CTL3215 Pragmatics
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2015/16
Semester B 2016/17 (Tentative)

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

This course aims at presenting the meta-linguistic ingredients that influence and determine the interpretation of meaning. 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 and to argue about the relationship between human language and social context.

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

Continuous Assessment: 80%
Examination: 20%
Detailed Course Information


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