Topics in Pragmatics
Pragmatics is the systematic study of language in use and is a rapidly developing discipline in linguistics. This course will give a critical survey of the central topics and the latest developments of pragmatics. The domain of pragmatics, implicature, presupposition, speech act and deixis will be among the issues dealt with in individual lectures.
For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for LINGUIST 320.
Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.
Not taught in 2022
Coordinator(s) Professor Yan Huang
Huang, Y. (2014). Pragmatics. (Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics). 2nd ed. Oxford University Press.
A pragmatics reading list will be provided.
LINGUIST 320: 15 points