Francis Bond <email@example.com>: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018.
Tutor: Lee Junwen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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 book is:
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.
|1||08-15||Introduction, Organization: What does it mean to mean?||01||Ch 1||We will do Tutorial One This week||Evil Overlord Mitchel and Webb|
|-||08-22||Hari Raya Haji (عيد الأضحى ʿīd al-ʾaḍḥā “Feast of the Sacrifice ”)|
|2||08-29||Meaning, Thought and Reality||02||Ch 2 and 7.2 (Deixis)||Reference (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)||Blackberry One Ronnie|
|3||09-05||Word Meaning||03||Ch 3||More on alternations||Dead Parrot Monty Python|
|4||09-12||VENUE CHANGE to LT28
Sentence Relations and Truth
|04||Ch 4, 10.2–5||Logical Fallacies||Argument Sketch Monty Python|
|5||09-19||Situations||05||Ch 5||Introduce Assignment||Ann Elk, Miss Monty Python|
|6||09-26||Participants||06||Ch 6||Does your dog bite? The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)|
|-||Recess||Assignment Round 1 (Oct 3rd)|
|7||10-10||Context and Inference||07||Ch 7||Mid-term Exam: 40 minutes, starts at 12:35 sharp||Unique Alas Smith and Jones|
|8||10-17||VENUE CHANGE to LT7
Speech as Action
|08||Ch 8||Can you get that? Big Bang Theory|
|9||10-24||Meaning Components||09||Ch 9||Language Fry & Laurie
Transcriptions: Sketch 1 Sketch 2
Stephen Fry on Language
|10||10-31||Formal Semantics||10||Ch 10||Assignment deadline (Oct 31st 17:00)||Regency disco Mitchel and Webb|
|11||11-07||Cognitive Linguistics||11||Ch 11||Sermon on the Mount Monty Python|
|12||11-14||Revision||I want to cook with you IT Crowd|
|Exam||11-21||12:30--14:30||Same time, same place|
Slides may be updated at any time!
Dictionaries can not be used in the quizzes or exams.