Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
5426607 English Lexical Pragmatics 3.0 3
Description This course aims to meet the needs of advanced learners of English who are in the pursuit of near-native knowledge and understanding of English lexical use in real-world communication. Lexical pragmatics concerns itself with the creative and at the same time mainstream, re-occurring patterns of lexical variations. The recent rapidly growing area of lexical pragmatics explores lexical dynamics as well as their underpinning rhetorical functions, such as phenomena of meaning narrowing, expansion, evolution, deviation, modification, etc.