Francis Bond, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.
Tutors: David Moeljadi; Lê Tuấn Anh
In this core course you will learn semantics at an introductory level and the skills needed to carry out semantic analysis. With these skills and your knowledge of semantic approaches, you will be able to analyze natural language data, as well as develop awareness of the inherent connections between semantics and other branches of linguistics.
Course Page: http://compling.hss.ntu.edu.sg/courses/hg2002.
The text books are
I expect you to read all chapters assigned before class and attempt the tutorial. That way the information will be in your mind when I discuss it in class.
p313: 10:29 P(x,e) should be W(x,p)
|1||08-13||Introduction, Organization: What does it mean to mean?||01||Ch 1||We will do Tutorial One in class (so we can attend HPSG 2015)||Evil Overlord Mitchel and Webb|
|2||08-20||Meaning, Thought and Reality||02||Ch 2 and 7.2 (Deixis)||Reference (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)||Blackberry One Ronnie|
|3||08-27||Word Meaning||03||Ch 3||More on alternations||Dead Parrot Monty Python|
|4||09-03||Sentence Relations and Truth||04||Ch 4, 10.2–5||Logical Fallacies||Argument Sketch Monty Python|
|5||09-10||Situations||05||Ch 5||Introduce Assignment 1||Ann Elk, Miss Monty Python|
|6||09-17||Participants||06||Ch 6||Does your dog bite? Return of the Pink Panther|
|-||09-24||Hari Raya Haji|
|-||Recess||Assignment 1 Round 1 (Oct 3rd)|
|7||10-08||Context and Inference||07||Ch 7||Mid-term Exam: 40 minutes, starts at 9:35 sharp||Unique Alas Smith and Jones|
|8||10-15||Speech as Action||08||Ch 8||Can you get that? Big Bang Theory|
|9||10-22||Meaning Components||09||Ch 9||Language Fry & Laurie
Transcriptions: Sketch 1 Sketch 2
Stephen Fry on Language
|10||10-29||Formal Semantics||10||Ch 10||Assignment 1 deadline (Oct 27th 17:00)||Regency disco Mitchel and Webb|
|11||11-05||Cognitive Linguistics||11||Ch 11||Sermon on the Mount Monty Python|
|12||11-12||Revision||I want to cook with you IT Crowd|
|Exam||11-19||9:30--11:30||Same time, same place|
Slides may be updated at any time!
Dictionaries can not be used in the quizzes or exams.