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orang-orang yang beriman di antaramu
dan orang-orang yang diberi ilmu
pengetahuan beberapa derajat dan Allah
Maha mengetahui apa yang kamu
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Syllabus Overview and Learning Contract
Introduction to Linguistics
Code : D.09.328
Credits : 3 credits
Semester : 3rd
Prerequisite : -
Time Allotment : 3 x 45 minutes
• Designed in order to introduce
lingustics to student.
• Students introduced to fields
that related to language.
• It introduces the students to
the development of linguistics.
• This course is the prerequisite
of others deep linguistics
The students have
and practical knowledge
of linguistics at the basic
level in order that the
students will be able to
understand better the
that they will take.
By the end of the course, the students
• Have adequate theoretical and
practical knowledge of linguistics.
• Be able to understand better the
subsequent courses that they will take.
• Master the language they are learning.
Sixteen meetings course
Two Exams (Mid-Term and Final)
Two Online Quizzes
1 Course Overview and Learning Contract
• What is Linguistics?
• What is Language?
• The Origin of Language
• The Nature of Language
4 History of Linguistics
5 The Development of English
6 Phonetics (1)
7 Phonetics (2)
Online Quiz 1
9 Mid Term Exam
Grading of this subject will consider the following items:
• Attendance : 30%
• Assignments, Presentation. & Class Participation : 20%
• Mid term Exam & Quiz 1 : 25%
• Final Test & Quiz 2 : 25%
*) Students are required to attend the course at least 75% of 16
meetings, and for those who cannot fulfill this requirement are
not allowed to take the final exam.
Unless, the student have fervent reasons, he/she is allowed to
take final exam if they attend 60% of 16 meetings.
Grading Score 86.00 – 100 : A
71.00 – 85.99 : B
56.00 – 70.99 : C
41.00 – 55.99 : D (remedial at the given time)
00.00 – 40 .99 : E (study over)
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Ninth Edition. New York: Harcourt Brace College
O’ Grady et al. 2005. Contemporary Linguistics
Fifth Edition. New York: Bedford St. Martin’s.
Meyer, Charles F., 2009. Introducing English
Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University
Radford et al. 2009. Linguistics: An Introduction.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Todd, Loreto. 1987. An Introduction to
Linguistics. Singapore. Longman: York Press.
Alwasilah, Chaedar 1993. Linguistik Suatu
Pengantar. Bandung. Angkasa.
Wardhaugh, Ronald. 1990. Introduction to
Linguistics. New York: McGraw Hill Book
Kreidler. 1998. Introducing English Semantics.
New York: Routledge.
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