SIS code: 
0/2 MC
PhDr. Šárka Zikánová, Ph.D.

Reading in Semantics and Pragmatics

Linguistically oriented course for PhD students
  • Time and location: Wednesday 10:40–12:10, S11
  • The course's site in the Student Information System


Anja Nedoluzhko, Šárka Zikánová


Course schedule:

•Feb. 22  AN
•March 1 AN
•March 8 AN
•March 15 AN
•March 22 AN
•March 29 AN
•April 5  SZ
•April 12 SZ
•April 19 SZ
•April 26 SZ
•May 3 SZ
•May 10 SZ
•May 24 SZ+AN


 Course completion requirements:

- Aktivni ucast

- Prubezne testy

- Terminology dictionary jako konecny vystup



  • Bühler, Karl. Die Sprachtheorie. Die Darstellungsfunktion der Sprache. Theory of language : the representational function of language / Karl Bühler. Transl. by Donald Fraser Goodwin. In collab. with Achim Eschbach.

  • Morris, Charles W. Signs, Language and Behavior. New York: Prentice-Hall, 1946. Reprinted, New York: George Braziller, 1955. Reprinted in Charles Morris, Writings on the General Theory of Signs (The Hague: Mouton, 1971), pp. 73-397.

  • Jakobson R., "Closing Statement: Linguistics and Poetics," in Style in Language (ed. Thomas Sebeok), 1960.

  • Austin, J. L (1962): How to Do Things with Words. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1962.

  • Levinson, S. C. (1983). Pragmatics.

  • Riemer, N. (2010). Introducing semantics. UK: Cambridge University Press.

  • Riemer, N. (ed.). (2015). The Routledge Handbook of Semantics, UK.

  • Searle, John - Vanderveken, D. (1985). Foundations of Illocutionary Logic.

  • Grice, P. (1975): Logic and Conversation. Syntax and Semantics, Vol. 3, Speech Acts, ed. by Peter Cole and Jerry L. Morgan. New York: Academic Press, pp. 41-58.

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