Courses Catalogue

English Semantics And Pragmatics

COURSE CODE: ENL 3101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

  •   Conceptual and interpersonal meaning: Semantic module (3 hours)
  •   Semantic relations involving words, and sentences; Componential analysis (3 hours)
  •   Kinship terminology (3 hours)
  •   Semiotics (3 hours)
  •   Introduction to the language of formal logic (3 hours)
  •   Semantic role theory (4 hours)
  •   Utterances, sentences, and propositions (4 hours)
  •   Pragmatic coordinate system (4 hours)
  •   Speech act theory (4 hours)
  •   Deixis (4 hours)

TEACHING-LEARNING METHODS

  •   Lectures
  •   Reading assignments
  •   Practical assignments
  •   Discussions

TEACHING-LEARNING MATERIALS

  •   Whiteboard and markers
  •   Flip charts
  •   LCD Projectors
  •   CDs, DVDs and Tapes