A pass mark for Linguistics 2 or a similar course.
This course is concerned with the basic principles of lexical and sentence semantics as applied to modern English. Topics considered include notions such as entailment, polysemy, synonymy, presupposition and modality, the place of semantics within linguistics, and its relation to disciplines such as psychology and philosophy.
Students are familiar with general semantic principles and are able to apply these to English.
The timetable will be available from July 1st on the Internet.
Mode of Instruction
Two hour seminar per week.
One in-term written assignment (30%), final written examination (70%).
This course is supported by Blackboard.
To be announced.
Students can register through uSis.
Register for ‘Contractonderwijs’ via: www.hum.leidenuniv.nl/onderwijs/contractonderwijs
English Department, P.N. van Eyckhof 4, room 103c. Phone: 071 527 2144, or mail: firstname.lastname@example.org