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Welcome to the course site for Semantics and Pragmatics (LING 405) at the College of Staten Island for the Fall 2021 semester! From here, you can access the syllabus, readings, and slides from class, as well as information on what’s due when. You will post your assignments on this site using your CUNY Commons account.

Course Description

An introduction to linguistic meaning, exploring how sentences obtain their meanings from both structure and from context. Other topics addressed include lexical (word) meaning, discourse meaning, and intonational meaning.

Class Meeting

Class meets on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 9:50pm over Zoom.

Zoom link: Click here.
Meeting ID: 554 539 7081
Passcode: linguist

Note that class meetings will not be recorded. Your attendance and participation in the meetings is essential. You are strongly encouraged to participate from a computer, rather than a phone, if possible.