SEMIOTICS

SEMIOTICS

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Code
65479
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
1 credits during the 1st year of 9282 SPEECH-LANGUAGE DISORDERS (L/SNT2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (SPEECH-LANGUAGE DISORDERS)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

As a branch of linguistics, semantics and lexicology examine the concept of meaning in the language and the structure of the lexicon, respectively. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Students will learn the concept of meaning and its implications, lexicon and lexicon structure. 

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Students will be asked to know:  

  • - theories of meaning of the word (both as a single unit and phraseological units)
  • - how linguistic mechanisms affect meaning change, from a diachronic/ synchronic perspective.
  • - a set of categories for the analysis of lexicon. 

Teaching methods

Lecture

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Semantics and semantic theories. Structural and cognitive semantics. Synthagmatics and paradigmatics in semantic relationship. Componential Analysis: results and shortcomings of a theory. Different kinds of meaning. The non – literal meaning. Acquisition of a non- literal skill: idioms and acquisition. Lexicon and its analysis categories.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Students will be given a handout at the end of the course. 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Prof. Filippo Domaneschi Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Via Balbi 30 - 7° floor, 16126 Genoa (Italy). For any question concerning lectures: filippo.domaneschi@unige.it

Exam Board

MARIA LAURA INGLESE (President)

GRAZIA MARIA SANTORO

FILIPPO DOMANESCHI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lecture

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ORARI

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SEMIOTICS

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam

Assessment methods

The exam will focus on the content of the lectures and the way students succeed in mastering learnings and notions. 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
16/06/2020 11:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Via Balbi 30 – 7° piano
07/07/2020 11:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Via Balbi 30 – 7° piano
21/07/2020 11:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Via Balbi 30 – 7° piano
01/09/2020 11:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Via Balbi 30 – 7° piano
22/09/2020 11:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Via Balbi 30 – 7° piano

FURTHER INFORMATION

Being this a multi-module course, students who fail to pass a single exam are due to repeat the whole set of exams.