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Pragmatics - Meaning in Use - LNGS3702

Year - 2020

Pragmatics explores interactions of meaning and context in discourse. This unit of study introduces students to some important topics in pragmatics research: reference and speech acts, non-literal language, the role of inference and reasoning in discourse, politeness, conversation, and the ethnography of speaking.

1x2hr seminar/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

1x 3000wd Essay (50%), 1x 750wd Exercise (25%), 1x 750wd Exercise (25%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in Linguistics


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Linguistics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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