Welcome, students of 2020 to Universitas Padjadjaran, and welcome to the English Course (Mata Kuliah Bahasa Inggris) as one of the initial university required courses (Tahap Persiapan Bersama). In the beginning of this semester, we are honored to have two professors based in the English Studies Program, namely Prof. Dr. Eva Tuckyta Sari Sujatna, M.Hum. and Prof. Aquarini Priyatna, M.A., M.Hum., Ph.D. to deliver the inaugural lectures.
Prof. Sujatna will explain and elaborate on the general description of the course: what you will learn, the method by which you will learn, the objectives and outcomes of the course you are expected to achieve, and the materials, facilities, and activities that will help you in the learning process. She will also expound the rules and structure of the course, including general outline of the course per week.
Prof. Priyatna will provide an understanding of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), which forms the basic purpose of the course. She will talk about what the TOEFL is, who needs to take it, what the advantages of taking it are, and how we may effectively deal with the difficulties and challenges in taking it. She will also give an idea of the format and content of the TOEFL as well as what level of competence the scores indicate.
Following the lectures by Prof. Sujatna and Prof. Priyatna, you will be able to go through the course, making use of the materials and activities available online at https://reguler.live.unpad.ac.id starting next week.
Please watch the videos of the inaugural lectures available below.