Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9205036242017Sözcük AnlambilimElective246
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Language of Instruction
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to introduce the basic concepts and approaches of lexical-semantics in the context of linguistic semantics.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr. Soner AKŞEHİRLİ
Learning Outcomes
1Having knowledge about the concepts of word and lexicon (PÇ14)
2To be able to explain the formation and cognitive aspects of word meaning(PÇ2)
3To be able to explain the interrelation between words in lexical, discursive and cognitive dimensions(PÇ3)
4To be able to explain different dimensions of meaning in word types(PÇ2)
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
NONE
Recommended Optional Programme Components
NONE
Course Contents
- Formal and semantic definition and coverage of the word - Basic concepts about word meaning - Concepts and Prototypes - Semantic Components Analysis - Lexical-Semantics Relations (synonymy, antonymy, hyponymy) - Word classes and Semantic Types
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Definitions of “word” by phonological, ortografical, morphological and semantic criteria
2Lecicon and its extension
3Internal and External Nature of word meaning
4Semantic Component Analysis
5Ontological Categories and Word Classes
6Nouns (countability, abstract-concrete distinction)
7Predication (verbs, events and states)
8Tense and Aspect
9Adjectives and Properties
10Synonymy
11Hyponymy
12Antonymy
13Polysemy
14Some remarks on Turkish (semantics of derivation)
15Some remarks on Turkish (compounding and conpound words)
16Some remarks on Turkish (Lexicalization)
Recommended or Required Reading
Murphy, M.L. (2010). Lexical Meaning. England: Cambridge University Press
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the sections of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation".
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
NONE
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11010
Final Examination11010
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14228
Reading18590
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
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