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This elementary coursebook has been carefully planned to introduce students to all the main elements of semantics in a simple, step-by-step fashion. Students semntics by discovering the value and fascination of studying semantics, and move on to such topics as sense and reference, basic sense relations, simple logic, word meaning, and interpersonal meaning.
Each unit of the course includes short sections of explanation and exemplification followed by stimulating practice exercises for the student to complete. Sections of courseebook and comment enable students accurately to monitor their progress through the course.
Semantics: A Coursebook
The innovatory pedagogical structure will be helpful to students following introductory courses in Linguistics and to intermediate students who will find it a useful revision text. The coursebook will also meet the needs of those who wish genuinely to teach themselves about semantics.
Selected pages Title Page. Contents Basic ideas in semantics.
Sentences utterances and propositions. Predicates referring expressions and universe of discourse.
Words and things extensions and prototypes. A notation for simple propositions.
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Connectives and and or. Direct and indirect illocutions.
Recommendations for further study. Other editions – View all Semantics: A Coursebook James R. HurfordBrendan HeasleyMichael B. Smith Limited preview – Smith No preview available – References to this book Understanding Utterances: An Introduction Ronnie Cann Limited preview – Basic ideas in semantics.