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 قسم اللغة الإنجليزية وآدابها​

قسم اللغة الإنجليزية تم افتتاحه مع افتتاح الجامعة في بداية 2015 ويقدم القسم برنامجا اكاديميا في اللغة الإنجليزية وآدابها، ويتكون برنامج الليسانس من مجموعة من المقررات موزعة على المواضيع التالية في تخصص اللغة الإنجليزية وآدابها، وهي:

  • المهارات الأساسية في اللغة الإنجليزية
  • قواعد وبنيان اللغة الإنجليزية وعلم اللغة
  • الأدب
  • تدريس اللغة الإنجليزية
  • الترجمة

 اللغة المستخدمة في العملية التعليمية هي اللغة الإنجليزية عدا في مقررات اللغات المساندة (العربية والتركية) ومتطلبات الجامعة.

ويمنح القسم درجة الليسانس في تخصص اللغة الإنجليزية وآدابها وذلك بعد اجتياز الطالب 120 ساعة معتمدة بنجاح حسب الخطة الدراسية للتخصص، وبمعدل تراكمي لا يقل عن 2.00 نقطة من مجموع 4.00 نقاط وفي مدة 8 فصول دراسية. على أن لا تقل مدة الدراسة عن 7 فصول دراسية ولا تزيد عن 10 فصول دراسية.

 الرؤية

يطمح قسم اللغة الإنجليزية أن يكون له دور مميز وفعال بين أقسام اللغة الإنجليزية إقليميا وعالميا، وأن يكون قادراً على التميز في التعليم والإبداع الفكري.

الرسالة

يلتنزم قسم اللغة الإنجليزية بتقديم برنامج أكاديمي متميز وبيئة تعليمية تزود الطلبة بالمهارات المتقدمة في التحليل والنقد والتفسير من خلال التركيز على التعليم التفاعلي والتعاوني والتأكد من أن الطلبة مجهزين بالمعرفة النظرية والعملية في دراستهم لعلم اللغة الإنجليزية والأدب والترجمة ومدربين للقيام بالبحوث والدراسات التي تبحث في قضايا اللغة في البيئة المحيطة، كما يسعى القسم إلى التعاون والشراكة مع المؤسسات والهيئات التعليمية المتخصصة في اللغة الإنجليزية محليا وأقليميا وعالميا.ً

 أهداف البرنامج

تقديم برنامج أكاديمي متكامل يشمل الجانب النظري والعملي في المهارات الأساسية للغة الإنجليزية وآدابها وطرق تدريسها بالإضافة إلى علم اللغة والترجمة.

توفير بيئة تعليمية تساعد الطلبة على المشاركة الفاعلة في عملية التعلم وتشجعهم على الإبداع الفكري الخلاق.

تخريج كوادر مؤهلة في مجال اللغة الإنجليزية، مزودة بالمعرفة النظرية والعملية ومكتسبة لمهارات التفسير والتحليل والنقد.

تخريج كوادر ملمة بأصول البحث العلمي ومالكة لأدواته ومدربة على كتابة البحوث اللغوية والأدبية في قضايا تهم المجتمع والبيئة المحيطة.

تشجيع أعضاء هيئة التدريس بالقسم على الأستمرار في التطويرالمهني وذلك بالمشاركة في ورش العمل والندوات والمؤتمرات العلمية المتخصصة في مجال اللغة الإنجليزية وآدابها والقيام بالدراسات والبحوث المتخصصة والتي تساهم في إثراء المكتبة العلمية.

التواصل والتعاون مع أقسام اللغة الإنجليزية والمؤسسات التعليمية على المستوى المحلي والإقليمي والعالمي وتبادل الإستشارات والخبرات معها للنهوض والإرتقاء بمخرجات التعليم.

البرنامج العلمي

A:General Faculty Requirements

Pre-Req

Cr

Course Name

Course No

None

3

Arabic Language 1

10110

هذا المقرر يتناول الحديث على اللغة العربية، ويركز على النحو والبلاغة والصرف في المستوى الأول، ولقد حوي الحديث على الكلمة وأقسامها، ثم المعرب والمبني، وأقسام الفعل، والمرفوعات، ثم ذكر البلاغة، وأنواع الأساليب، والتشبيه وأقسامه، كما أنه تطرق إلى بعض النصوص الأدبية ليتم رن الطالب على قراءتها. ” 

10110

3

Arabic Language 2

10111

يدرس هذا المقرّر بعض قواعد اللغة العربيّة الأساسيّة من نحو وصرف وإملاء، ويقوم بتطبيقها على نصوص مختارة من القرآن الكريم والحديث النبويّ الشريف و الشعر والنثر من قصة ومقالة، ويسلّط الضوء أيضاً على عددٍ ليس بقليل من الأخطاء اللغويّة الشائعة في الألفاظ والتراكيب، وكذلك بعض الأخطاء في الترجمة والنقل من اللغات الأجنبية إلى اللغة العربيّة.

None

3

Second Foreign Language 1

10170

This course introduces students to the basics of the Foreign Language (French/Italian). Basic skills of Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing are taught and practiced during this course with a focus on sentence structure

None

3

Islamic Studies

10120

 عدد من الموضوعات تهدف للتعريف بالشريعة الإسلامية السمحة حسب المنهج الوسطي المعتدل البعيد عن التطرف والغلو.

None

3

Introduction to Computers

30110

تطبيقات الحاسوب وبرامجه وكيفية استخدام كل من نظام التشغيل(Dos)(  (Windows وبرنامج معالج النصوص Microsoft Word  والجداول الالكترونية Excel والعرض التقديمي PowerPoint والانترنت والبريد الالكتروني

Total 15

B:Compulsory Department Requirements

Pre-Req

Cr

Course Name

Course No

None

3

Listening and Speaking Skills 1

11110

Listening and Speaking Skills 1 is the first course in the listening and speaking curriculum in the English Language and Literature Specialization at MIU. This course compromises two integrated skills; listening and speaking. It aims at developing students abilities to understand aural language inputs and to communicate and express themselves in a clear coherent English.  The listening materials are chosen carefully from adapted authentic sources to engage students and stimulate discussions. The course textbook includes a wide variety of texts and for a wide range of academic purposes —including lectures, radio interviews, and news reports. Students will learn and practice different techniques and strategies for listening and speaking and will be provided along with opportunities for presenting short presentations and participating in-group discussions.

None

3

Listening and Speaking Skills 2

11111

Listening and Speaking Skills 2 is the second course in the listening and speaking curriculum in the English Language and Literature Specialization at MIU. This course compromises two integrated skills; listening and speaking. It aims at developing students abilities to understand aural language inputs and to communicate and express themselves in a clear coherent English.  The listening materials are carefully chosen from adapted authentic sources to engage students and stimulate discussions. The course textbook includes a wide variety of texts and for a wide range of academic purposes —including lectures, radio interviews, TV shows and news reports. Students will learn and practice different techniques and strategies for listening and speaking and will be provided along with opportunities for presenting short presentations and participating in-group discussions.

11111

3

Oral Presentation & Debate

11410

This course is designed to develop the skills of giving academic oral presentation and debating issues in public following the techniques and strategies for planning and doing research to develop the content of a speech, using visual and technological aids in their oral presentation, and producing informative and persuasive speeches.

None

3

Reading Skills 1

11120

The course contains extensive readings in a variety of styles to improve students reading speed. The vocabulary in the readings includes words students typically encounter during their university study. Students will be required to read short texts and answer different types of comprehension questions.

11120

3

Reading Skills 2

11121

This level two course of reading skills builds on the first course of reading and advance to more strategies and approaches that will help students develop an adequate level of reading comprehension and specific skills needed for academic type of reading. The course introduces the reading skills and strategies and provide practice exercises for the students to acquire these skills.

11120

3

Writing Skills 1

11121

Writing 1 is a basic course in the English department, which attempts to provide students with practical and efficient skills and knowledge necessary for college writing. The course concentrates on practicing grammar points from high-beginning to low-intermediate level, but mainly focuses on paragraph writing.

11121

3

Writing Skills 2

11230

Writing 2 is a compulsory course in the English department which aims at providing students with practical and efficient skills, strategies and knowledge, as well as opportunities to explore their opinions, discuss ideas, and share their experiences through written communication. The course will focus on three- and four-paragraph essay writing.

11121- 11120

3

Essay Writing

11231

This course introduces students to the basic parts and structure of the academic      essay composition and helps them understand and practice the chorological stages       of an essay writing process. Students also will examine and participate the various types of essays modes; descriptive, narrative, and expository.

11231

3

Research Methodology

11432

This course introduces the basic skills for writing an academic research paper. It includes a review of the steps in typical social-scientific research such as; lexical and stylistic Information, library skills, research proposal. Students then identify and practice writing major components of research, i.e. statement of purpose, formation of hypothesis, method, review of literature, result, or conclusion, in addition to styles for documenting sources including in-text references using the writing convention required by the department.

11430

3

Graduation Project

11433

This is the final graduation project that the student has to carry out with the guidance of an advisor from the faculty staff of the English language and literature department. The students chooses a topic from one of the sub-fields of his/her specialization, i.e. linguistics, literature, TESOL, or translation. After the supervisor agrees on the topic, the student goes through the steps of research writing covered in the Research Methodology course. In his/her research, the student has to demonstrate his/her mastery of research methods and techniques as well as a thorough knowledge of the topic and content he is investigating. There are certain guide will be provided to the students to assess him/her in the style and writing convention required by the department. The student will be evaluated based on three categories: the process, the final project, and the oral discussion. The final project and the oral discussion will be evaluated by both the supervisor and an external examiner from the English department.

None

3

Grammar 1

11140

English Grammar 1 is a basic course for the grammar curriculum in the English department. It covers main grammatical components that will support further and deeper study of the grammar of the English Language.  This includes types, functions and forms of the nouns, articles, pronouns, adjectives and adverbs. In addition, the course will cover the simple and progressive forms of the simple, past and future tenses and the passive voice form of these tenses.

11140

3

Grammar 2

11141

English Grammar 2 is a basic course for the grammar curriculum in the English department. It covers main grammatical components that will support further and deeper study of the grammar of the English Language.  This includes functions and forms of the modals, sequence and forms of adjectives and adverbs, basic uses of articles, and conditional sentences. In addition, the course will cover the perfect and perfect progressive forms of the present, past and future tenses and the passive voice form of these tenses and the simple and continuous form of them.

11141

3

Grammar 3

11240

English Grammar 3 is a basic course for the grammar curriculum in the English department. It covers main grammatical components that will support further and deeper study of the grammar of the English Language. The course covers the grammatical topics such as articles (the special use of articles) infinitive, gerund, participles, reported speech, nominal clauses, adverbial clauses and relative clauses.

11240

3

Syntax

11440

The aim of this course is to make students understand the theoretical background, and the importance of syntax in linguistics, besides teaching them the base provided by syntax for the other subdomains of linguistics and the major concepts and principles of syntax. This course provides an introduction to the major categories and structure of English grammar, while introducing insights from several models, both functional and generative. The course links the study of grammar within its broader context, explaining the relationship between grammar and other – semantic and phonological – aspects of the study of language. The various categories that are used in analyzing grammatical structure are presented, beginning with parts of speech and progressing through phrases and clauses to sentences and ultimately texts. Then a practical approach is taken to apply the method learnt to the analysis of a variety of texts.

None

3

Phonetics

11250

This course aims at introducing the basics of general English phonetics in addition to familiarizing the students with the English sound system at the segmental level. This will comprise the introduction of the theoretical and the practical aspects of English phonetics. The theoretical part includes how the speech sounds in general are classified in terms of place and manner of articulation, and the organization of sounds in the process of making up syllables, words, and longer utterances. The practical part involves training students to pronounce the different sounds accurately and developing the skill of representing utterances in terms of phonetic transcripts, stress, and intonation

None

3

Introduction to Linguistics

11251

This course is an introductory- level course in linguistics, the scientific study of language. After a brief introduction on the nature of human language, the focus will be on the five core levels of linguistic analysis: Phonetics and Phonology ( the study of speech sounds), Morphology ( the study of word formation), Syntax( the study of phrase and clause structure), Semantics ( the study of meaning of linguistic form) and Pragmatics(the study of meaning within context). By the end of the course, the students will be familiar with the basic concepts in each of these areas of inquiry, and will be able to identify and explain them using established conventions and standard terminology.

None

3

Introduction to Applied Linguistics

11351

This introductory course to applied linguistics offers an extended survey of a central element of applied linguistics comprising essential issues concerning the description of language and language use. It also covers essential areas of enquiry in applied linguistics such as second language acquisition, psycholinguistics, and sociolinguistics. The course further investigate the four skills and testing.

11260

3

Literary Studies 1

11261

It is an introductory course of literature focusing on two genres; poetry and drama.

It explores the different types of poems and plays as well as introduces the terms and devices needed for reading and understanding them. It also develops critical thinking about literary works in a way that can help enhancing overall appreciation of the various types of literature.

 

11261

3

Literary Studies 2

11360

This is the second introductory course in literature. While the first one focusing on two genres; poetry and drama, the focus of this course is on prose (novels and short stories). It explores the different types of novels and short stories, as well as introduces the terms and devices needed for reading and understanding them. It also develops critical thinking about literary works in a way that can help enhancing overall appreciation of the various types of literature.

11261

3

Readings in English Literature

11360

This course explores the English literature from the sixteen century to the twentieth century through readings of sample of prominent English works of literature. This includes a variety of British authors ranging historically from different literary movements of the period. These works are from different genres of literature, i.e. poetry, prose, and drama.

11260 + 11261

3

Readings in American Literature

11361

This course explores the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries American Literature through readings of sample of prominent American works of literature. This includes a variety of American authors ranging historically from different literary movements of the period such as modernism, realism, naturalism, and poststructionalism. These works are from different genres of literature, i.e. poetry, prose, and drama.

11260 +11261

3

Literary Criticism

11461

This is an introductory course that seeks to cover some of the most important schools of literary theory and criticism of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.  It presents an overview of theories and philosophical movements that shaped the literature and literary criticism in this period. These include New Criticism, Structuralism, Deconstruction/Post-structuralism, Psychoanalysis, Feminism, Marxism, Historicism and Cultural studies, Postcolonial, and Reader Response and Reception theories. In this course, each of the theories and approaches is examined in the context of practice, to explore its central tenents and main interpretative strategies.

None

3

Introduction to Translation

11370

This course is designed to improve the quality of Arabic to English and English to Arabic translation. Emphasis is on the practice of translating English to Arabic in a variety of prose styles.  It also aims to focus on translation studies as an academic discipline, included within which are theoretical, historical and cultural components. There is also a basic introduction to the research methodology that has been developed for this field. The translation theories to be discussed include the relevance of the theories to translation practice and will be discussed at some length. Brief historical surveys will be given of specific periods, and attention will be paid to the relationship between translation and culture.

11370

3

Translation from Theory to Practice I

11371

This course is built on students’ knowledge gained from the previous course “Introduction to Translation” and further provides students with the skills necessary to evaluate and practically translate texts from English to Arabic and from Arabic to English. The course covers text typology; discourse parameters and constrains; linguistic and cultural consideration; pragmatic, semiotic, and communicative dimensions; and basic standards of textuality in order to enhance their understanding and practical knowledge of the field of translation. A variety of translation methods and techniques are discussed and illustrated from actual selected English/Arabic translated texts.

None

3

Introduction to TESOL

11480

TESOL is a basic course in the English department. Its aim is to discuss a wide range of teaching problems-from classroom techniques to school organization- in order to help teachers in their daily tasks.  This includes an understanding of English as a lingua franca, basic principles of teaching, the four language skills, errors and teaching English to adults and children.

11280

3

Teaching Methodology

11481

This course introduces the theories of language and language teaching. It include methods that are practiced today, and that reflect a diversity of views on the teaching and learning processes. It presents a more general approaches to language teaching, described all through the course, giving practical examples of each.  

11280

3

Language Testing

11382

This course is designed to equip students with the fundamental concepts, principles and methods of second language testing to be able to develop reliable, valid, meaningful and authentic assessment tools. The course provides both theoretical background and relevant practice in a wide range of assessment tools and procedures. It covers major concepts of testing including the main schools of thoughts and language testing, the differences among assessment, measurement, and testing, standardized and standard-based testing, test validity and reliability, and receptive and productive test items. All of these concepts will be presented in relation to the four skills of language including grammar and lexis.

Total 81

C:Elective Department Requirements

Students select 8 courses from the following list:

Pre-Req

Cr

Course Name

Course No

10170

3

Second Foreign Language 2 French/Italian

10271

This course gives students the opportunity to advance their basic knowledge gained in the prerequisite course. Further practice and a more advanced level of the skills of Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing give them a chance to improve their second foreign language.

11250 + 11251

3

Intro.to Phonology&Morphology

11350

This course gives a full introduction to English phonology and morphology. It begins with a study of the distinctive sounds of English (phonology) and then it provides an analysis of the structure of English words and their classification (morphology) as well as the classification of English words and their grammatical modification. The phonology section examines the English sound system, considering sound combinations, stress, intonation, and syllable structure; it also studies phonological rules in English and the concept of the phoneme.  The morphology section explores the internal structure of words, the concept of the morpheme, and the varied processes of word formation in English. The course ends with a survey of the grammatical categories and the grammatical modification of English words. 

11240 + 11251

3

Discourse Analysis

11352

This introductory course to discourse analysis is designed to present discourse as an area of language study concerned with how people make meaning, and make out meaning, in texts and as a social practice. The course examines key concepts such schema, register, and discourse genre, as well as the use of corpora.

11251

3

The History of English Language

11353

This course focuses on internal changes in the English language. It outlines the history of English from pre-Old English times to the present. It presents the traditional morphological descriptions of the various stages of the language and provides many example sentences, texts, and cartoons that are analyzed for the benefit of the student.. Some language-external topics are covered such as early printing and authorship debates. The course emphasizes exercises to review the main points as well as ask further, more challenging, questions.

11280

3

Teaching for ESP

11380

This ESP course introduces to the students a special kind of English language courses that aimed at particular learners for particular purposes.  The course includes methods and approaches for developing and designing ESP courses. It describes the considerations ESP teachers and course developers take into account in their work. It introduces the ESP teacher to three major aspects of ESP course design: analyzing needs, investigating specialist discourse, and determining the curriculum. Case studies of ESP courses development will be discussed in relation to the above-mentioned three areas.

11251

3

Language Acquisition

11383

This course examines the salient issues involved in the process of language learning. It begins with an overview of the previous and current theories and practice of second language acquisition and highlights the issues involved in the various phases of language learning.  It also emphasizes the interaction between the psychological and socio-cultural factors in language acquisition.  Thus, it is a study of the language learning process within its social milieu.

11251

3

Semantics

11450

This course provides a basis for all the main elements of semantics. The course begins with the value and fascination of studying semantics, and move on to such topics as sense and reference, basic sense relations, simple logic, word meaning, and interpersonal meaning. Thorough explanation and practice exercises are presented to enhance students’ understanding of these concepts.

11251

3

Readings in Linguistics

11451

This course offers advanced readings on various topics related to linguistics. The students get an insight on the writings of different linguists (including Noam Chomsky) and their views on different topics, expanding their knowledge and introducing them to topics they had not previously studied in the courses they completed.

11260 + 11261

3

Readings in Contemporary World Literature in English Postcolonial

11460

This course equips students with the tools needed to take an analytical and systematic approach to contemporary literary texts in general, and postcolonial literature in particular providing an ideal starting point for students seeking to further their studies in contemporary postcolonial literature

11261 + 11251+ 11240

3

Stylistics

11462

This introductory course offers a general view of stylistics. It examines style in literary and non-literary texts and explores the production and reception of meaning, the issue of perspective, literary criticism, and current issues in the field.

11251

3

Reading in Linguistics

11451

This course offers advanced readings on various topics related to linguistics. The students get an insight on the writings of different linguists (including Noam Chomsky) and their views on different topics, expanding their knowledge and introducing them to topics they had not previously studied in the courses they completed. 

11261

3

Reading in Contemporary World Literature in English

11460

This course equips students with the tools needed to take an analytical and systematic approach to contemporary literary texts in general, and postcolonial literature in particular providing an ideal starting point for students seeking to further their studies in contemporary postcolonial literature   

11261 11251 11240

3

Stylistics

11462

This introductory course offers a general view of stylistics. It examines style in literary and non-literary texts and explores the production and reception of meaning, the issue of perspective, literary criticism, and current issues in the field. 

11371

3

Translation from theory to practice 2

11470

This course is designed as a work shop for students to practice translating from Arabic into English and from English into Arabic. The students will be dealing with different types of texts from different genres such as literary, scientific, legal, political, technical, or general-interest texts. Students practice and demonstrate skills and techniques covered in the two previous courses in translation, thus putting theory into practice. They also will be rendering different types of texts including argumantive, expository, and instructive. 

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