Course Information
TitleΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΠΡΑΓΜΑΤΟΛΟΓΙΑ / INTRODUCTION TO PRAGMATICS
CodeΓΛΩ345
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolPhilology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID280000613

Programme of Study: UPS School of Philology 2015

Registered students: 101
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Glōssologías Mandatory Elective CoursesWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600149043
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The course aims to provide a basic understanding of central concepts, theories and issues in pragmatics, and to familiarize students with some models of argumentation and analysis in that field.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Brief introduction to three basic areas of linguistic pragmatics: the study of deixis, the study of speech acts, and the study of conversational implicatures. Main types of theoretical approaches to each of these phenomena are presented, and main issues arising within each type of approach are discussed. Aspects of the relation between pragmatics and semantics, and between pragmatics and syntax, are also examined, as are aspects of the role of pragmatics in language acquisition and language evolution.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures843
Exams843
Total1686
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Betty J. Birner, Introduction to Pragmatics, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. Yan Huang, Pragmatics, 2nd edn, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.
Last Update
09-02-2020