LT4242 - Topics in Semantics

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
CTL3211 Semantics, LT3211 Semantics
CTL3209 Syntax, LT3209 Syntax and CTL3214 Phonology, LT3214 Phonology
Equivalent Course(s)
CTL4242 Topics in Semantics
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2015/16
Semester A 2016/17 (Tentative)

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

This course aims to build on students’ knowledge of semantic theory acquired in earlier courses, and to develop students’ research ability through examining various issues in semantics, with emphases put on the following respects: (i) acquisition of in-depth knowledge of current issues in semantics, with reference to their methodological assumptions, (ii) critical review of relevant literature, (iii) independent formulation of hypotheses/theories, and (iv) academic writing.

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

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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