|Tuesday||1:00 PM - 2:30 PM||lesson||Lecture Hall 2.5||from Feb 18, 2008 to Apr 5, 2008|
|Thursday||8:30 AM - 10:00 AM||lesson||Lecture Hall 2.6||from Feb 18, 2008 to Apr 5, 2008|
To introduce students to the analysis of literary/cultural texts from a pragmatic perspective thus enabling an understanding and identification of processes of meaning making. Both theory and practice will be considered.
An introduction to pragmatics:
- illocutionary acts and performative hypothesis
- speech acts
- cooperative principle and conversational maxims
- conversation analysis
- J. Mey, Pragmatics. An Introduction, (2nd ed.), Blackwell, Oxford, 2002 (parts: I, II).
- G. Lakoff & Johnson M., Metaphors We Live by, (2nd ed.),University Of Chicago Press, 1980.
Students not taking the classes are recommended to inform the teacher in due time.
English language requirements
Level 5 (ALTE), C2 (Council of Europe)
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