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Course Syllabus

Riyadh Teacher s’ College
Department of English
Course Name      :               Psycholinguistics

 

Teacher's Name                  :               Dr. Iftekhar Ahmad

 

Text book                              :               An Introduction to Psycholinguistics, Danny D. Steinberg, Longman

Pub., London and New York, 1993.

Reference                              :               Psycholinguistics (Learning and Using Language), Insup Taylor,

Prentice Hall, New Jersey.

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Course Description:

Psycholinguistics is the study of the relationship between language and the mind with special attention
being given to the way language is acquired, stored and lost. It investigates the mental process
involved in the acquisition, production and comprehension of language. Students are expected to
know, at the end of this course, the concepts and terminology necessary for an overview of the
theoretical models, experimental methods and current issues in Psycholinguistics along with the
detailed study of the subject.

 

Week

Topic

 

Assignment

1

Preview

Homework

2

Introduction to Psycholinguistics

 

3

Theories of Language Acquisition

 

4

Acquisition - FLA and LAD

 

5

Acquisition - SLA. Difference between LI and L2 Acquisition

 

6

Human Language and Memory Processes

 

7

Memory – STM, LTM, Episodic Memory and Semantic Memory

 

 

8

How does memory work?

 

 

9

MID-TERM EXAMINATIOM

 

 

10

Basic Syntax and Production.

 

 

11

Language and the Brain.

 

 

12

Linguistic Interference and Bilingual Brain.

 

13

Aphasia of Bilinguals and Language Lateralization.

 

14

Speech Errors and Language Disorders.

 

15

Second Language Teaching.

 

 

16

Revision of the Course and Class-assignment.

 

 

 

  

Absenteeism, Tardiness and Behavior:

Students are expected to be responsible for class attendance. No make-ups will be allowed. No late
assignments will be accepted. There will be no repetition of Quiz and Mid-Term Examination.
Student found absent on these days without any legal excuse will receive zero.

Evaluation:

The final grade will be based on the student's performance as follows:

Quiz and Mid-Term Tests                     -              30%

Attendance and Participation                 -              10%

Final Examination                                   -               60%

Total                                                       -              100%

 

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