Semantics

Semantics is the study of meaning. It is one of the specializations of in the English linguistics group in Frankfurt/Main, both in research and in teaching.

We have a wiki in which we collect most of our activities relating to semantics and the syntax-semantics interface.

Teaching

We regularly offer classes on semantics and the syntax-semantics interface for all our study programs. These are:

(Constraint-based) Semantics 1

Course type: Seminar

Modules:  BA ES 3.4.1; L2/L5 & L3: FW 2 A.2 or FW 2 B.2; BA Emp.Sprachw En 4.1, K6.1, DH6.2.1
offered each semester

Constraint-based Semantics 2

Course type: Hauptseminar
Modules: L3: FW 3.1 or FW 4.2; BA EmpSpr. En 4.2, DH6.2.2, MA Ling CORE-CON A or B
offered each semester

Constraint-based Analysis

Course type: Hauptseminar
Modules: L3: FW 3.1 or FW 4.2; MA Ling CORE-CON
offered in the winter term

Courses on the syntax-semantics interface

Course type: Hauptseminar
Modules: L3: FW 3.1 or FW 4.2; MA Ling INTER-CON
offered at least once a year

Research

to be added

People

Current members of our working group

Former members of our working group

  • Assif Am-David
  • Dirk Buschbom

Links

Wiki: www.lexical-resource-semantics.de