Advanced Semantics OpenCourseWare: MIT's Free Online Graduate Level Course on Semantics

Published Jan 15, 2009

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Interpreting communication can be very important in many facets of life. 'Advanced Semantics' is a free OpenCourseWare at Massachusetts Institute of Technology that allows doctoral scholars in Linguistics to study the specific circumstances and contexts of language and expression. 'Introduction to Semantics' is a prerequisite to this OpenCourseWare.

Advanced Semantics: Course Specifics

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Advanced Semantics: Course Description

Semantics is an area of linguistics that studies the meaning of discourse, words, phrases and sentences. As people communicate, the substance of their correspondence can be misinterpreted. The study of the relationship between different linguistic units and compounds can clarify the meaning of a broader communication. Professor Kai von Fintel and Professor Irene Heim offer this OpenCourseWare to analyze advanced semantics. Although the objective of the course is the analysis of semantics, Professors Fintel and Heim rotate the specific content from year to year to keep the course fresh. This course is offered in lecture format.

Lecture notes, study materials and suggested readings are available online for free for this course. If you are interested in this free course, visit the Advanced Semantics course page.

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