INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS
      2009 FALL & 2010 SPRING
      DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
      FU JEN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY
 
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OBJECTIVES

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1 What linguistics is
2 Some basic knowledge in this field
3 To think about language as a thing, apart from its everyday uses and meanings, so that we can understand what those uses and meanings are, and how they are achieved
4 To examine our beliefs about language, languages, and speakers
5 To observe and to analyze, and to write and talk about our observations and analyses

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GRADING


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Midterm exam                  20%
Final exam                      22%
Report (pairs or trios)                25%       
Other assignments        5%
Exercises (4)                  18%

Participation                   

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 10% [asking questions & commenting in class; participation in in-class activities; evidence of course preparation; completion of online course evaluation 12/18]
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