EL4203 Semantics 2021–2022 Sem 1

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

Classes are Mondays at 10am, online.

Syllabus PDF
 

Schedule

Class   Topic Reading Problems  
(Aug 9)   No class: National Day      
Aug 16   Studying meaning IFS1, EFS2 Problems  
Aug 23   Sets, functions, quantifiers IFS2 IFS2 exercises 7, 16, 17  
Aug 30   Logic IFS3 IFS3 exercises 8, 9, 16  
Sep 6   Basic composition EFS3 pp. 44–72 Problems  
Sep 13 Test 1 Composition and modification (filled) EFS3 pp. 72–87; H&K4 Problems  
(Sep 20)   No class: Recess week      
Sep 27   Quantifiers H&K6 pp. 131–154 Problems  
Oct 4   Movement EFS5 pp. 139–159; H&K7 pp. 178–198 Problems  
Oct 11 Test 2 No lecture      
Oct 18   Modals and conditionals von Fintel & Heim ms pp. 3–18, 21–37 Problems  
Oct 25   Tense and aspect Ogihara 2007 pp. 392–410;
von Fintel & Heim ms pp. 69–78
Problems  
Nov 1   Focus Kadmon 2001 pp. 250–263    
Nov 8 Test 3 No lecture