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Meaning in Linguistics: Exploring Semantics

Serena W, PhD
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(15)
In this one-time course, students apply two theories of meaning in linguistics to concrete examples and decide which one they think works better.

Class experience

US Grade 8 - 11
Students will be able to describe the checklist theory of semantics.
Students will be able to describe the prototype theory of semantics.
Students will evaluate two semantic theories of meaning.
PhD in linguistics, 2 years experience teaching the same age group linguistics on Outschool.
Homework Offered
Assessments Offered
Informal assessment will take place throughout the 55-minute course via checks for understanding and requests for input and examples.
Grades Offered
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(15)
I'm Serena, a perennial student. I've got 3 masters degrees, 2 bachelors degrees, and a doctorate! I also have owned 2 companies and my own music studio and lived all over the US. I truly believe I learn more by teaching. I specialize in... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
55 min

Completed by 3 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 13-18
1-12 learners per class

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