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Offline jessy

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Topics for research
« on: December 08, 2015, 11:02:40 AM »
Hey all, I want  some unique new topics in semantics or pragmatics for master degree research. Any suggestions? ... Thank you in advance  :)

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Re: Topics for research
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2015, 06:30:04 PM »
That's a whole field! What interests you? And what theories do you want to use? Formal/structural theories? Or cognitive/functional approaches?
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Re: Topics for research
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2015, 01:58:07 PM »
I want to research on Generative semantics theory, but I can't choose any new ideas, I read Palmer's semantics:a new outline and Lexical semantics by cruse but I can't pick out unique ideas

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Re: Topics for research
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2015, 08:59:29 PM »
Personally I'd suggest first reading a lot to see what catches your eye (for example, tense and aspect) then applying it to an understudied language. That's what would be most new/useful in my opinion. And fun.
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Re: Topics for research
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2015, 05:16:49 AM »
Thanks much for ur help  :)