SPA380.13 Spanish Semantics

Taught in Spanish at Pontificia Universidad Católica; may not be offered every semester.  In this course, students reflect on the scientific nature of semantics. Students will become proficient at distinguishing lexical, sentence, textual, and discursive meanings as objects of study. In this way, students will become familiar with formal models of the classes of semantic meaning.

Students who successfully complete the course will be able to

  • Demonstrate a reflective and objective attitude towards the science of language.
  • Identify and analyze the different levels of linguistic meaning.
  • Apply the acquired concepts to phenomenon analysis of meaning.
  • Correctly apply the metalanguage implied by semantic theories.

(PUC #LET1023)

Department: Spanish

Location: Santiago

Credits: 3