The primary goal of this course is to familiarize the students with the current issues in modern pragmatics and experimental pragmatics. During the intensive seminar the students must study the literature assigned by the instructor on their own, including scientific articles to be discussed during the seminar.

The acquired competences are:

-Ability to critically think about a given linguistic topic and finding theoretically relevant data

-Ability to solve specific theoretical linguistic problems.

- Ability to formulate hypotheses in the relevant field (experimental pragmatics)

Lectures are organized as a weekly or biweekly intensive course.