This course is two sks course aiming mainly at providing students with perspective of mental processes underlying the production and the perception and comprehension of a language. Besides, it also deals with preliminary concepts of language acquisition by children together with the development of child language. Parts of this course will also discuss the physical properties of human brain, more particularly one supporting the acquisition of language.

This course provides students with learning experience in writing scientific article for various purposes in the form of essay type. learning activities are conducted in and outside classroom consisting of modelling (giving examples), discussing grammatical mistakes, discussing theories and techniques including the characteristics of good writing, expository mods, etc. outside classroom activities are in the form of outlining, mind mapping, and developing the outline into a comprehensive essay. evaluation is based on the student's writing including the content, organization, mechanics, and grammatical features.