Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week. There will be no tutorials in the first and last weeks of semester. |
Total Time Commitment: Total of 8.5 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Some prior study in Linguistics & Applied Linguistics or related disciplines is desirable, e.g. a first year LING subject, or the university breadth subject Logic: Language & Information, or relevant study in Philosophy, Anthropology, or Psychology.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Lesley Fiona Stirling
Assoc Prof Lesley Stirling
|Subject Overview:||This subject is an introduction to the study of meaning, looking at the main linguistic approaches to the study of meaning, techniques of semantic analysis and argumentation, and problems of accounting for some selected areas of linguistic meaning. Topics include classical approaches to meaning, prototype semantics, cognitive linguistics, and linguistic categorisation across languages.|
|Assessment:||Two 750-word assignments 25% each (due at regular intervals during the semester), and a 2500-word essay 50% (due at the end of the semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader and manual will also be available. |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Formerly available as 175-212/312. Students who have completed 175-212 or 175-312 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
English Language Studies |
Linguistics & Applied Linguistics
Linguistics && Applied Linguistics Major
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