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Unit of study_

Semantics and Pragmatics - LNGS3601

Year - 2019

Semantics deals with the meaning of words, phrases, sentences and texts, and the relations between those meanings. Our goal is to explore the diversity of ways in which meaning can be expressed linguistically in different languages, as well as of what constitutes evidence for meaning.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x500wd exercise (20%), 1x1000wd exercise (30%), 1x3000wd essay (50%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 2000 in Linguistics or (18 credit points at 2000 or 3000 level in English or Australian Literature) 

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Linguistics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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