LING6032 Semantics

Dr. Leo Hoye

MA Elective course. Sem 1
Thursday, 9:30 am – 12:20 pm
Venue: RRST-7.48

Course Description

This course introduces students to the linguistic study of meaning. It focuses on the meaning of signs and the relation between signifiers and what they stand for. Topics to be examined include both traditional and current approaches to lexical and sentence meaning. The role of semantics in the language system will be addressed. Central problems and theoretical concepts of Semantics will be discussed, with illustration from a variety of languages.

Course Details

100% coursework

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