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LING 230

Meaning in Language

Linguistics College of Humanities

Course Description

Introduction to the analysis of meaning in words, grammar, and discourse.

When taught

Fall; Winter.

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

For Fall 2013 & forward admits, Ling 201.

Learning Outcome

Conduct semantic and pragmatic analyses and explications of natural human language at the lexical, grammatical, discourse and metaphorical levels applying a variety of semantic and pragmatic analytical procedures

Learning Outcome

Critique contemporary approaches to semantic and pragmatic analyses by becoming familiar with semantic and pragmatic theories.

Learning Outcome

Argue for a particular semantic or pragmatic explication through producing papers and project reports.