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Course Syllabus

Faculty of Psychology
University of Surabaya
Surabaya
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Academic English for Psychology Students


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Sulistyaning Edi, M.Pd.
Monday, 10.40 12.30
redbugline13@yahoo.com

Course Description:
This course is designed to drill the students on how to analyze,
summarize the texts of Psychology, and comprehend the reading texts of
Psychology. The exercises include vocabulary enrichment and English
structures as the important components in analysis and summary.
Learning Objectives:
After completing the course, students are expected to be able to identify
the topics and main ideas in the texts, identify the factual information in
the texts, and summarize the texts either in English or Bahasa Indonesia.
Instructional Strategies/Methods:
The method of instructional strategies will be 14 meetings of lecturer, 2
time-quizzes, discussions, reading assignments, group work, structure
exercises, tutorial, presentations and use of technology.
Assignments:
Class participation and attendance is critical in this class. There will
be class discussion and questions which will require your participation. If
you miss a class you will be responsible for finding out the session
materials as well as any required assignment.
Quizzes will be held twice during the semester. The schedules will be
attached on the course syllabus. It requires your preparedness due to the
best achievement. There will be no make-up quizzes if you fail to attend
the day it is held.

Presentation reviewing will be conducted by tutors at Ubaya Language


Center. You are responsible to attend each tutorial session at ULC.
This class will also require you to prepare before each session starts by
reviewing at home.
Assessment and scoring system:
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Participation in class (10%)


Quizzes (each 20%)
Midterm test (70%)
Final-term test (60%)
Presentation/tutorial program (20%)

Specific Learning Units:


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Topics
Chapter 1: How Alike are
Identical Twins

Chapter 2: The Search for


Happiness through Adoption

Skills focused
Reading:
Pre-reading activities
Fact-finding: true/false
Skimming and scanning
Reading analysis
Vocabulary:
Dictionary skills
Word search
Crossword puzzle
Grammar:
Word forms: Noun
Pronoun: Grammar Close quiz
Part of a sentence: subject and
verb, It and There
Reading:
Pre-reading activities
Fact-finding: true/false
Reading analysis
Follow-up activities: Reading
Chart and making a dialogue.
Vocabulary:
Dictionary skills
Word search
Crossword puzzle
Grammar:
Word forms: Noun
Pronoun: Grammar Close quiz

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Chapter 3: Dreams: Making


Them Work for Us

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Chapter 4: Loneliness: How can


We Overcome it

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Chapter 5: The Paradox of


Happiness

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Chapter 6:

Verb: Tenses
Reading:
Pre-reading activities
Fact-finding: true/false
Reading analysis
Identifying the main ideas
Information recall and summary
Vocabulary:
Choosing the correct word from
the list
Grammar:
Word forms: Adjectives
Verb: Passive voice
Reading:
Pre-reading activities
Fact-finding: true/false
Reading analysis
Identifying the main ideas and
completing flow chart
Information
Recall
and
Summary
Vocabulary:
Choosing the correct word from
the list
Grammar:
Word forms: Adjectives
Verb: Gerund - Infinitive
Reading:
Pre-reading activities
Fact-finding: true/false
Reading analysis
Identifying main ideas
Summarizing
Vocabulary:
Dictionary skills
Grammar:
Word forms: verbs
Noun Clauses
Reading:
Pre-reading activities
Fact-finding: true/false
Skimming and scanning

Reading analysis
Follow-up activities: Reading
Chart and making a dialogue.
Vocabulary:
Dictionary skills
Word search
Crossword puzzle
Grammar:
Word forms: Noun
Pronoun: Grammar Close quiz
Verb: Tenses
Reading:
Pre-reading activities
Fact-finding: true/false
Skimming and scanning
Reading analysis
Follow-up activities: Reading
Chart and making a dialogue.
Vocabulary:
Dictionary skills
Word search
Crossword puzzle
Grammar:
Word forms: Noun
Pronoun: Grammar Close quiz
Verb: Tenses

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Lecturers:
1. Yenny Hartanto, M.Pd.
2. Yuliana Dewi, M.Pd.
3. Sulistyaning Edi, M.Pd.

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Lecturer,
Sulistyaning Edi, M.Pd. (211169)

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Student 1

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Student 2

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