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Semantics and Pragmatics II (PLIN0081)

Key information

Faculty
Faculty of Brain Sciences
Teaching department
Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Credit value
15
Restrictions
N/A

Alternative credit options

There are no alternative credit options available for this module.

Description

The module falls into 2 parts.
Part I – (first 3 lectures) is a continuation of Part II of PLIN0045. It looks in more depth at pragmatics:
the nature of communication, the relation between language and communication, and some recent approaches to
the study of communication.
Part II – (last 7 lectures) looks in more depth at the study of meaning in both formalized and
natural languages, focusing on compositionality and quantification.

Module deliveries for 2020/21 academic year

Intended teaching term: Term 2     Postgraduate (FHEQ Level 7)

Teaching and assessment

Mode of study
Face-to-face
Methods of assessment
35% Essay (1,500 words)
65% Coursework (1,500 words)
Mark scheme
Numeric Marks

Other information

Number of students on module in previous year
42
Module leader
Who to contact for more information
pals.lingteachingoffice@ucl.ac.uk

Last updated

This module description was last updated on 5th March 2020.