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CODE 65479
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/01
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

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

Exam Board

GRAZIA MARIA SANTORO (President)

LUCA VALENTINO BUSETTO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

See Timetable 

Class schedule

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

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
10/01/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Auletta Didattica - Clinica Neurologica N.B. appello del 6/6/24: AULA NON ANCORA ASSEGNATA
31/01/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Auletta Didattica - Clinica Neurologica N.B. appello del 6/6/24: AULA NON ANCORA ASSEGNATA
06/06/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Auletta Didattica - Clinica Neurologica N.B. appello del 6/6/24: AULA NON ANCORA ASSEGNATA
03/07/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Auletta Didattica - Clinica Neurologica N.B. appello del 6/6/24: AULA NON ANCORA ASSEGNATA
17/07/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Auletta Didattica - Clinica Neurologica N.B. appello del 6/6/24: AULA NON ANCORA ASSEGNATA
04/09/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Auletta Didattica - Clinica Neurologica N.B. appello del 6/6/24: AULA NON ANCORA ASSEGNATA
24/09/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Auletta Didattica - Clinica Neurologica N.B. appello del 6/6/24: AULA NON ANCORA ASSEGNATA

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.