Lesson 10 — Semantics

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Reading for this week:
Contemporary Linguistics, p.201 – 236 (Ch.6)

Things to know:

  • ¬†Extension vs. Intension
  • The Gricean Maxims
  • How to determine when a pair of sentences show one of the following:
    • contradiction
    • entailment
    • paraphrasing
    • implicature
    • presupposition
  • The Principle of Compositionality

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