G-LSUD3 ThLing341 Semantics

Course type

Elective

Description

The course explores the basic semantic structures in language at the level of words and sentences. Lexical relations, sentence-relations, sense and reference, indexicality, truth-functionality and formal representations of meaning are some of the areas that will be studied. The main objective of the course is to raise an acute awareness that meaning is fundamental in language and communication; the subject matter of the course is at the level at which language makes contact with reality.

Learning outcomes:

Assessment: Final exam

Teaching

Teaching hours: 3 | Credits: 3 | ECTS: 6

The course is not currently offerred.