MID TEST OF SEMANTICS

1.  Give a complete definition for each of the following terms:

     – Proposition (Give 2 examples)

     – Speaker meaning (Give 5 examples)

2.  Choose your own ten words, then analyze the semantics components of those 10 words you have

      chosen!

3.  Make 10 sentences, then analyze the predicates and the function of

     arguments that follow the predicate (using the Case Grammar according to

     Fillmore)!   I went to the market yesterday

A    P                     G                        T

A: agent, P: predicate, G: goal, T: temporal

4.  In your opinion, Why should we understand the concept of ‘deixies’ in

     Semantics!

 

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