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LING 3037 - Semantics: The Study of Meaning

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: At least 6 units of Level II undergraduate study including LING 1101
Assessment: Practical 1 - 10%, Practical 2 - 10%, Tutorial Presentation 20%, 1500 word essay 30%, Exam 1.5 hours 30%
Syllabus:

Semantics is the study of meaning. It includes lexical semantics, the study of the meaning of words, the meaning of grammatical morphemes, sentence semantics and pragmatics (the study of meaning in context). The course teaches a range of approaches to the study of semantics, including dictionary definitions, prototype theory, componential analysis and semantic primitives. There is a strong focus on semantic change and cross-cultural semantics in this course.

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 1 $820 Band 1 $820 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11979 LE01 25 19 6 Mar - 10 Apr Wednesday 11am - 1pm Napier, 209, Lecture Theatre
1 May - 12 Jun Wednesday 11am - 1pm Napier, 209, Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
18623 TU03 15 9 14 Mar - 11 Apr Thursday 9am - 10am Barr Smith South, 2052, Teaching Room
2 May - 6 Jun Thursday 9am - 10am Barr Smith South, 2052, Teaching Room