LING2003 Semantics: Meaning and Grammar
Prof. Stephen Matthews
Advanced Course (4-year curriculum)/Senior course (3-year curriculum). Sem 1, 6 credits
Venue: CPD-LG.07, Tuesday, 16:30-18:20
This course focuses on structural and cognitive aspects of meaning which are relevant to the description and theory of grammar. Examples will be drawn from Cantonese, Mandarin and English together with some other European and Asian languages.
|Syllabus||To be announced|
|Assessment||Tutorial assignments: 3: 30%
Midterm quiz: 25%
Final quiz: 25%
Attendance and participation: 20%
|Tutorials||To be announced|
|Textbook||Riemer, Nick. 2010. Introducing Semantics. Cambridge University Press.|
|Additional References||Hurford, J., Heasley, B. and M. Smith. 1983/2007 Semantics: a Coursebook. Cambridge University Press.
Cruse, Alan. 2004. Meaning in Language: An Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.