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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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SUOMA5 Study of meaning 2 ECTS
Organised by
Finnish Language
Person in charge

Learning outcomes

To introduce students to the nature and research methods of linguistic meaning, especially to the meaning of Finnish words, sentences and expressions.


Basics of lexical and sentence-level semantics; introduction to research issues in semantics and pragmatics with the help Finnish-language examples and separate exercises.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 26 h 0 h

Lectures and assignments.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Class participation and a project.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Grade based on the level of proficiency concerning acquired information and its applications.

Recommended year of study

2. year spring

Study materials

Additional literature selected by the teacher. George Yule, Pragmatics. Oxford University Press; Tiina Onikki, Mistä mieli merkityksen tutkimiseen? Kognitiivisen kielentutkimuksen merkitysnäkemyksest&#. Gaudeamus. 2000; Kaija Kuiri, Semantiikan peruskurssi. Luennot ja harjoitukset. Tampereen yliopiston kieli- ja käännöstieteiden laitos, suomen kieli. 2004.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
Intermediate Studies (Finnish Language)
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies