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Course Name  : Lexicology & Lexicography

    Recommended Textbooks:

    1. Atkins, B.T.S. and Rundell, M. 2008. The Oxford Guide to Practical Lexicography. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    2. Bauer, L. 1983. English Word-Formation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    3. Crystal, D. 2003. The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language 2nd Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


    All files below, except File #4, are in English and may be downloaded for free, but please fill out my Feedback Form HERE after you download any of the files.


    Main Topics:

    1. Overview of the Course

    PowerPoint Presentation File #1


    2. Etymology

    • The origin of English Words

    • Semantic Change

    • PowerPoint Presentation File #2

3. English Word Formation

  • Compounding

  • Prefixation

  • Suffixation

  • Conversion

  • Clipping

  • Blends

  • Backformation

  • Acronyms

  • Onomatopoeia

  • Eponyms

  • Toponyms

  • PowerPoint Presentation File #3

4. Lexical Semantics

  • This topic is conducted in Indonesian language

  • Eleven types of lexical relations

  • PowerPoint Presentation File #4

5. Kinds of Dictionaries

PowerPoint Presentation File #5


6. The internal structure of dictionary entries

PowerPoint Presentation File #6


7. History of English and Indonesian Lexicography

PowerPoint Presentation File #7


8. Learner's Dictionaries

PowerPoint Presentation File #8


9. Bilingual Lexicography

PowerPoint Presentation File #9


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Deny A. Kwary - Last Updated: 1 December 2010