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Course Unit Title : Psycholingustics
Course Unit Code : 05YDE8411
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : Preb
Semester : 255.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1. Students will be able to distinguish the psychological aspects of language usage
2. Students will be able to identify the different aspects of language and the role it plays in the cognitive development and activities
3. Students will be able to identify the major approaches to psycholinguistics, with particular emphasis on recent developments in the area
4. Students will be able to explain the psychological nature of language
5. Students will be ale to demonstrate knowledge about different aspects of language as a communication tool
6. Students will be able to show what the place of language in cognitive science is
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Basic concepts, principles theories, and issues covered in psycholinguistics. How people learn, acquire, and use language to communicate ideas. How people or learner decode and encode messages or ideas conveyed through linguistics element. The relevance of psycholinguistics theories to language teaching learning.
Languages of Instruction : -English
Course Goals : Same with the outputs of the lesson.
Course Aims : This course provides the students with basic concepts, principles theories, and issues covered in psycholinguistics
WorkPlacement  
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources :
Material Sharing
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Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 4 56  
Homeworks :
0 0 0  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
1 50 50  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 10 10  
Finals :
1 20 20  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
0  
Course's ECTS Credit :
0      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 50
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
0 0
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
1 50
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 General information about the course. Introduction to the key concepts of psycholinguistics. Language and communication: is language specific to humans?
  Study Materials: Reading and research about the related topics
2 Animal communication and human communication.
  Study Materials: Reading and research about the related topics
3 The cognitive basis of language: how children learn language.
  Study Materials: Reading and research about the related topics
4 Early semantic and syntactic development. Bilingualism and second language learning.
  Study Materials: Reading and research about the related topics
5 The biological basis of language: language and the brain. General brain structure and function. Language areas and their function. Localisation and lateralization.
  Study Materials: Reading and research about the related topics
6 Language disorders: aphasias and dyslexias. Other language-related disorders. Sign language
  Study Materials: Reading and research about the related topics
7 The structure and content of the 'mental lexicon': how humans learn and store words, how they find the right word and understand the words of others. Lexical retrieval
  Study Materials: Reading and research about the related topics
8 Language and memory: long-term memory and short-term (working) memory. Long-term memory and the schema theory
  Study Materials: Reading and research about the related topics
9 Language processing: bottom-up and top-down processing; serial and parallel processing
  Study Materials: Reading and research about the related topics
10 Productive language skills: writing and speaking. Writing systems. The stages of writing. Errors in writing. Characteristics of speech and stages in the speaking process. Syntactic planning. Lexicalization. Speech errors.
  Study Materials: Reading and research about the related topics
11 Receptive language skills: reading and listening. The whole-word approach vs. the decoding approach. Eye movement. Skilled and unskilled reading. Problems in the listening process. Categorical perception
  Study Materials: Reading and research about the related topics
12 The social basis of language: the relationship between language, thought and culture. Is language necessary for thought, does it influence culture and does it affect our perception of society and the wold?
  Study Materials: Reading and research about the related topics
13 Project presentation
 
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