EL4203 Semantics 2020–2021 Sem 1

Michael Yoshitaka ERLEWINE (mitcho)
mitcho@nus.edu.sg
Office hours: Fridays 10:30am
 

Classes are Wednesdays at high noon, online.

Syllabus PDF
 

Schedule

Day Topic Reading To submit
Aug 12 Week 1    
  Studying meaning IFS1, EFS2  
Aug 19 Week 2   Survey
  Sets, functions, quantifiers IFS2  
Aug 26 Week 3   PS1
  Logic IFS3 pp. 75–101  
Sep 2 Week 4   PS2
  Basic composition EFS3 pp. 44–72  
Sep 9 Week 5   PS3
  Composition and modification EFS3 pp. 72–87; H&K4  
Sep 16 Week 6    
Sep 23 Recess Week: No class   PS4
  Quantifiers H&K6 pp. 131–154  
Sep 30    
  Movement EFS5 pp. 139–159; H&K7 pp. 178–198  
Oct 7   PS5
  Pronouns H&K chapter 5  
Oct 14 ” + Review   PS6
  take-home exam (to be scheduled)    
Oct 21 Topic 1    
Oct 22 Topic 2   PS7?
Nov 4 Topic 3    
Nov 11 Topic 4   PS8?
       

EFSn = Elements of Formal Semantics chapter n, etc.