Course Code: EGH1200
Credits Hours: 2
Prerequisite Course: EGH0615
Co requisite Course: N/A
Course Description: This course introduces students to the art of conversation in English.  It is designed to improve students’ ability to speak English fluently.  The course teaches students the basic vocabulary, phrases and sentences they need to use in the most common of everyday conversational situations.  In addition to listening and understanding dialogues, students are asked to engage in conversations of their own and practice the vocabulary, phrases and sentences they learn in the course.  The course also teaches students the basic structure of conversation in English.
Course Code: LNG1205
Credits Hours: 2
Prerequisite Course: Introduction to Language
Course Description: This course presents the meaning of the following terms: language, linguistics, and the study of language. It offers students a general basis of linguistic knowledge. Fundamental concepts and branches of linguistics are outlined throughout the course.
Course Code: LIT4300
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: Critical Approached to Literature

Course Description: This is an advanced course in writing.  It falls into two parts.  In the first part, students are exposed to a variety of extracts from texts that come from different literary genres in order to examine what writing techniques authors use and how writers manipulate language and style to accommodate the themes of texts.  In the second part of the course, each student writes a short story, a short poem and a brief nonfictional piece of writing.

Course Code: LIT3310
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: Research Methodology
Course Description: This course sets out to provide a reasonably comprehensive account of the various theories, functions and principles of literary criticism from the classical times to the present.   It describes and demonstrates the approaches that have come to be regarded as indispensable for students of English.  Various approaches to literary texts are discussed in the course to show students how literary theory works.   The students are guided to put these theories to practice through exercises and workshops.
Course Code: LNG3200
Credits Hours: 2
Prerequisite Course: Syntax
Course Description: This course deals with the branch of linguistics known as “semantics”.  The course examines meaning that is used by humans to express themselves through language. It deals with meanings in more complex structures such as phrases, sentences, and discourse. The aim of this course is to develop students’ verbal analytical skills.
Course Code: LIT3305
Credits Hours: 3
Pre-requisite: Exploring Poetry II
Co-requisite: N/A
Prerequisite Course: This course introduces students to texts from Medieval Ages, Renaissance and the Neocalssical Age. The focus will be on the analysis and interpretation of the texts. It is a student-centered course.
Course Code: EGH3205
Credits Hours: 2
Prerequisite Course: Grammar III
Course Description: The course starts by introducing students to the structure of the English language focusing on various types of sentence structure and sentence types. Then the course moves on to explain the reasoning process that guides syntactic analysis.  The expected student learning outcome is a sufficient knowledge and understanding of the structure and the syntactic analysis of the English language.
Course Code: KGP4495
Credits Hours: 1
Prerequisite Course: Research Methodology
Course Description: This is considered the first of two final steps of the students’ research process and it is the application of what students have learned in the Research Methodology course.  Each student is required to submit an academic research paper under the supervision of a faculty member.
Course Code: LIT3315
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: Exploring Drama I
Course Description: This course introduces students to texts from the Romantic, Victorian, Modern and Postmodern ages. The focus will be on the analysis and interpretation of the texts. It is a student-centered course.
Course Code: LIT2315
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: Exploring Poetry I
Co requisite Course: N/A
Course Description: This course introduces students to texts from the Romantic, Victorian, Modern and Postmodern ages. The focus is on the analysis and interpretation of the texts. It is a student-centered course.

Course Code: LIT4305

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite Course: Exploring Fiction I

Co-requisite Course: N/A

Course Description: This course introduces students to texts from the Modern and the Postmodern ages. The focus is on the analysis and interpretation of the texts. It is a student-centered course.

Course Code: LIT3300

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite Course: British Literature II

Co-requisite Course: N/A

Course Description: This course introduces students to the history of American literature from the 17th century to the present time. It sheds light on religious, political, social, economic, etc. factors affecting the English nation and their literature.

Course Code: EGH3200

Credit Hours: 2

Prerequisite Course: Phonology

Co-requisite Course: N/A

Course Description:

This course is designed to help learners who study English language to be familiar with an important area of language which is morphology. As part of the requirement, when language learners study a language, they have to study knowledge of the language as well. Morphology, as the study of the process of word-formation, is an important part of studying any language. This course starts with basic definition of a morpheme and ends with covering the process of word formation. Types of morphemes, their syntactic and semantic functions, the process of affixation, types of affixes and the process of word formation are among the topics to be covered in this course.

 

Course Code: LNG4200

Credit Hours: 2

Prerequisite Course: Semantics

Co-requisite Course: N/A

Course Description: This course gives a full account of the theories of pragmatics in linguistics. The focus will be on the analysis of naturally occurring data, as well as the evaluation of various analytical frameworks. The students will be required to understand the concepts and issues covered in this course, to relate the philosophical tenets of pragmatics to linguistic theories, and to assess theories through empirical modes of inquiry.

Course Code: EGH4300

Credit Hour: 3

Prerequisite Course: Pragmatics

Co-requisite Course: N/A

Course Description:

This course explores aspects of discourse and textual analysis. While explaining some basic facets of discourse analysis and approaches, its main focus will be on the narrow discourse approach rather than the broad one. Here, particular attention is given to the analysis of extracts from a variety of written texts and a practical exploration into the aspects of written text and the various tools employed for analyzing them. The textual criticism and discussion will lead students to understanding and interpreting the major thematic concerns in the text, the language and how the author’s views are presented.

Course Code: LIT4305

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite Course: Creative Writing

Co-requisite Course: N/A

Course Description: This course introduces students to the basics of film analysis, cinematic formal elements, genre, and narrative structure and helps students develop the skills to recognize, analyze, describe and enjoyfilm as an art and entertainment form.

Course Code: LNG4210

Credit Hours: 2

Prerequisite Course: Teaching Methods

Co-requisite Course: N/A

This course introduces students to a range of theories and approaches to curriculum design, such as competency-based education and outcomes-based education. Although this course introduces such general concepts of curriculum theory and practice, the course focuses primarily upon the design and development of curriculum documents. In particular, students will develop material related to their own work environment.  The course highlights the importance of alignment; that is, the connection between course outcomes/goals, delivery of instruction, and the assessment and evaluation of learning. The course also prompts reflection upon the importance of designing and developing positive learning environments.

Course Code: LNG3205

Credit Hours: 2

Prerequisite Course: Minimum 70 CH

Co-requisite Course: N/A

Course Description:

This course introduces students to the broad field of Applied Linguistics including language teaching, learner strategies, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, testing, and selected issues in language teaching.  Students will be exposed to fields related to the general field of Applied Linguistics with emphasis on sub-fields belonging to second language acquisition and instruction.