The aim of this course is to give an overview of language phenomena of  bilingualism . The students learn about the notions of monolingualism, bilingualism, multilingualism; the types, the reasons, and the recent condition of the use of more than one language as a societal and individual phenomenon from a variety of poins of view: those of sociolinguistics, the sociology of language, language contact, language acquisition, and psycholinguistics. Class sessions will focus on the types and aspects of bilingualism regardless of the languages in question, first, and then continued with emphasis on discussing bilingual situations involving English and Bahasa Indonesia that lead to visible bilingual programs  in school curriculum in Indonesia.

Mata kuliah ini memberikan wawasan tentang pendidikan di Indonesia pada umumnya dan pendidikan persekolahan