Semantics & Pragmatics: Introduction to Linguistic Meaning

MET LX 531

  • The Individual in Community
  • Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy
  • Critical Thinking

Prereq: (METLX250) or consent of instructor. Systematic examination of how meaning is encoded in words and sentences, and how it can emerge from the complexity of the grammar. This course also touches on various aspects of pragmatics--the study of how meaning is shaped by context. Effective Fall 2019, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Individual in Community, Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy, Critical Thinking.

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