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المواد الدراسية

 

First year syllabus( المنهج الدراسي للمرحلة الاولى)

  • Composition:

Text book: 1. A Guide Course in English Composition.

Heinman Educational Books

  1. Paragraph Writing

BY: Frank Chaplen.

Weeks 1-5: Why study composition – An Introduction

Weeks 6-10: How to build up a paragraph.

Weeks: 11-15 Topic sentences.

Weeks: 16-20 Punctuation and it uses.

Weeks: 21-25 Letter writing (formal and informal).

Weeks 26-30 Towards free composition.

 

  • Comprehension:

Text book: Developing Skills.

By:  L.G. Alexander.

(30 selected passages).

Weeks 1-3 What is reading?

Weeks 4-7  The Range and Core reading

Weeks 8-10 Listening and reading practice.

Weeks11-13 Questions and answers of reading

Weeks 14-17 What skills are used in reading and listening.

Weeks 18-20  listening and reading practice

Weeks 21-23 Recognition and identification of words

Weeks 24-26 Listening and reading practice

Weeks 27-30 Making sense of a text.

 

  • Conversation

Textbook: Situational Dialogues.

BY: L.G. Alexander.

Weeks 1-7 Conversational expressions

Weeks 8-14  Proverbs and similes.

Weeks 15-21 Oral discussions about various subject.

Weeks 22-30 Discussing several poems.

 

  • Grammar:

Textbook: English Grammar in Use.

BY: Raymond Murphy

Weeks 1-6 Tenses (units 36-41)

Weeks 7-8 Conditional (Units 36-41)

Weeks 9-10 Passive (units 42-46)

Weeks 11 Reported Speech (units 47-48)

Weeks 12 Questions (units 49-50)

Week 13 Auxiliary verbs in short questions (units 51)

Question tags (units 69-78)

Weeks 14-16 –ing and the infinitive (units 53-60 and unit 65)

Weeks 17-20 Articles (unit 69-78)

Weeks 21-22 Relative clauses (units 88-93)

Weeks 23 Adjectives and adverbs (units 94-97)

Weeks 24 Word order (units 105- 106)

Weeks 25-27 Preposition (unit 114-129)

Weeks Phrasal verbs (unit 130)

  • Phonetics:

Textbook: Better English Pronunciation.

By J.D. O’Connor

Weeks 1-2 The organs of speech

Weeks 3-10 The English consonant sounds:

  • Friction
  • Stop
  • Nasal
  • Lateral
  • Gliding

Weeks 11-17 Consonant sequences

  • Initial
  • Medical
  • Final

Weeks 18-24 the vowels:

  • Simple
  • Diphthongs

Weeks 25-30 Vowel sequences

 

Part 1: Poetry

Weeks 1-8 Chap:1: introduction

Blake’s “O rose thou art sick”

Tennyson’s “Break, break, break”

Shelley’s “Ozymandias”

Coleridge’s “The Ancient Mariner”

Weeks 9-10  Chap.2: All of it

Weeks 11-22 Chap.3: Types:

Shakespeare’s “Winter”

Brooke’s “The Dead”

“Lord Randal”

Keats’ “One the Grasshopper”

Weeks 23-30 Chap.4: Literary Appreciation

Wordsworth’s “I wandered lonely as a cloud”

Shakespeare’s “Let me not the marriage of true minds”

Part 2: Prose

Weeks 1-5 Chap.5: Types

From T.S Eliot’s Modern Education

Weeks 6-12 Chap.6: Narrative

From Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights

 

Weeks 13-19 Chap.7: Description

From Dorothy Wordsworth’s Diary

From Katherine Mansfield’s The Garden Party

Weeks 20-28 Chap.8: Argument

From Frieda Fordham’s Abinger Harvest

 

 

Part 3: Drama

Textbook: Selected sections from An Introduction to Drama

By: George Whitfield

Weeks 1-5 Chap.1 “plays of Men and Fate”

From “Oedipus”

Weeks6-10 Chap 2 “The Drama of Human Greatness”

From Macbeth

Weeks 16-20 Chap 4. “Two kinds of Comedy”

Only the introductory comments

Texts are not obligatory

Weeks 20-25 Chap 5: “The Modern Stage 1”

Only the introductory comments

Texts are not obligatory.

Weeks 26-30 Chap 5. “The Modern Stage 2”

From Waiting for Godot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Stage Syllabus ( المنهج الدراسي للمرحلة الثانية)

1-Grammar

Textbook: “Introductory English Grammar”

By: N. Stageberg

A.Structral Grammar

Week1 Levels of language analysis: what is phonology?

/ Morphology?/Syntax?

Week 2 Morphemes: classification: free morphemes, bound, morphemes, base, affixes: prefixes. Infixes, suffixes

Week 3 immediate constituents IC

Week 4 Inflectional morphemes

Derivational morphemes

Homophones/ allomorphs

Week 5  Paradigms: nouns, verbs, etc

Week 6 word-formation: six process

Week 7 modes of classification: form, function, position

Week 8 Syntax- Basic sentence pattern: pattern 1-2, exercises

Week 9 pattern 3-4, exercises

Week10 pattern 5- Be/ Det… Passive, exercises

Week 11 pattern 6-7, exercises

Week12 pattern 8-9, exercises

  1. Transformational Grammar

Week 13-14 What is T.G.G? surface structure/ deep structure

Week 15-16 competence/performance – Deep structure rules

Week 17 Rule 1-2, exercises

Week 18 Rule 3, exercises

Week 19 Rule 4, exercises

Week 20 Rule 5, exercises

Week 21-22  The differences between active and passive transformation functionality

Week 23-25 The differences between structural and transformational language analyses and the most objectivizing approach for language teaching

 

2.Phonology:

Textbook: English Phonetics and Phonology:

By: Peter Roach

Chapters: 1,5,8-20

Weeks 1-2 Introduction: Phonetics/ Phonology, dialect/accent.

Segmental/ suprasegmental relation

Week 3 Phoneme/ Phonology

Week 4 Revision: Description and classification of phonemes.

Weeks 5-6 Description pf Phonemes: Consonant and Vowels

Weeks 7-8 the syllabl: Strong and weak syllables.

Weeks 9-11 Stress:  Simple and Complex word- stress patterns.

Weeks 12-14 Gradation: weak forms and strong forms.

Weeks 15-16 Problems in phonemic analysis: problems of analysis and problems of assignment.

Weeks 17-19 Aspects of Connected speech: rhythm, assimilation, similitude, elision, and linking.

Weeks 20-30 Introduction: Form and function, tone, tone languages, complex tone and pitch height, functions of English tones, the tone-unit, the structure of the tone-unit, fall-rise and  rise-fall tones followed by a tail high and low heads, problems in analyzing the form of intonation, functions intonation, the attitudinal function, the accentional function, the grammatical function, the discourse function, conclusion.

 

3.Composition and Comprehension:

Textbook: 1. College Composition:

By: F.A Razzaky and Helen Al- Hassan

2.30 passages from Sixty steps to Precis.

   By: L.G. Alexander

(10 passages from each part)

Weeks 1-2 Review of “How to build a paragraph”+ 2 passages

Weeks 3-4 the building up of Composition+ 2 passages

Weeks 5-6 types of composition+2 passages

Weeks 7-8 Narrative composition+2 passages

Weeks 9-10 descriptive composition +2 passages

Weeks 11-12 discussion composition+ 2 passages

Weeks 13-14 Letter Writing+2 passages

Weeks 15-16 Paraphrasing+2 passages

Weeks 17-18 Notes taking+2 passages

Weeks 19-20 Precis and summary and 2 passages

Weeks 21-22  2 passages

Weeks 23-24  2 passages

Weeks 25-26  2 passages

 

4-Sort Story:

Textbook: A Book of Short Stories

  By: Dr. F.A. Razzak and Dr. Aziz Al Muttalibi

Weeks 1-2 Introduction to the short story, growth of a genre

Weeks 3-4 Saki’s “The Open Window”.

Weeks 5-6 Oscar Wilde’s “The Happy Prince”

Weeks 7-8 Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Black Cat”

Weeks 9-10 Katherine Mansfield’s “The Dolls House”

Weeks 11-12 Earnest Hemingway’s ” Cat in the Rain”

Weeks 13-30 textbook: “The Old Man and the Sea”

 

5-Poetry:

Sixteenth century and eighteen century poetry.

Weeks 1-2 Earl of Surrey’s “Spring”

Weeks 3-4 Wayatt’s “The Hind”

Weeks 5-6 Sidney’s sonnet “Leave me O love”

Week 7 Edmund Spenser’s “like as a ship ”

Week 8 Christopher Marlow’s “The Passionate Shepherd to his Love”

Weeks 9-11 William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 55, Sonnet 18 and Sonnet 116

Week  12 John Donne’s “Holly Sonnet” or “Death be not Proud”

Week 13 George Herbert’s “The Collar”

Week 14 Robert Herrick’s “To Daffodils”

Week 15-18 John Milton’s “On his Blindness” and introduce “Paradise lost” with concentration on Book 1, lines 1-156

Weeks 19- 21  John Dryden’s “Portrait of Zimir’s” from Absalom and Acchitophel

Weeks 22-25 Alexander Pope, from Essay on Criticism  “The Critic’s Task”, lines 215-252

Note: Teachers are supposed to provide sufficient information on each poet.

 

6-Drama:

Textbook:1st Semester: “Dr Faustus”

By: Christopher Marlowe

2nd Semester: “One Act Plays”

Edited By: Twaij Soudani and Burekhart

Weeks 1-20 “Dr Faustus” by Christopher Marlowe

Weeks 21-24 “Riders to the Sea” by: J.M. Synge

Weeks 25-27 “The Stranger” by: A. Strindberg

Weeks 28-30 “Act without Words” by: Samuel Beckett

  • Methods of Research:

Textbook: “Writing Research Paper”

By: Edward P. Bailey

Weeks 1-3 What is research? A definition

Weeks 4-6 Divisions of a research paper

(Introduction, body, conclusion)

Weeks 7-9 – The Library (index, title, author, subject)

_ Classification of books, Kinds of Libraries

Weeks 10-12 References material- the Card File

Weeks 13-14 Orientation visits to the library

Week 15 Choosing research topics

Weeks16-17 Paragraphing

Weeks 19-21 Punctuation marks in research writing

Weeks 22-24 Quotations and faithful rendering and

documentation, quoting and misquoting

weeks 25-27 Plagiarism

weeks 28-29  Logical Fallacies (kinds of logical fallacies and how to avoid them)

week 30 Tests

Note: Students are to work on a research paper during the academic year on a given topic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third stage syllabus

 

  • Grammar:
  • Grammar:

Textbook: A University Grammar of English

By: Randolph Quirk and Sidney Greenbaum

Weeks 1-3 Chap,2: Elements of Grammar.

Weeks 4-11 Chap,3: Verbs and verb Phrase.

Weeks 12-20 Chap,4: Nouns, Pronouns and the Basic Noun Phrase.

  • Linguistics:

Textbook1- Linguistics

By: David Crystal

2-Essentials of Linguistics Science

By: R. Nassar  

3-Linguistics

By: Aitchison

4-A Course on General Linguistics

By: Yasmine Hikmat

Week 1-5 -The differences between Macro linguistics and Micro linguistics.

  • What is Linguistics.
  • The scientific study of language
  • – The scope of linguistics and other disciplines
  • The applications of linguistic science

Week 6-10 – The misconceptions about the nature of Linguistics

  • Linguistics and historical study of language
  • Comparative philology, language families
  • A brief history of English language
  • Linguistic and language teaching
  • Linguistics and evaluation lessons

Weeks 11-15 – The various branches of general linguistics a brief history of the study of linguistics: Greeks- 20th century

Traditional grammar vs. linguistics, the misconception of traditional grammar

  • De- Saussure: the founder of modern linguistics
  • Structural linguistcs (Bloomfieldian linguistics)
  • The goals of linguistics theory and concept of grammar
  • Chomsky and transformational grammar

Week 16 -20 – what is language (some definitions)

  • The various characteristics of language
  • The functions of language
  • The structure of language

Weeks 21-23 – Phonetics vs. phonology

  • The phoneme
  • Analogy sound
  • Sounds: description and analysis
  • The Prosdic and suprasegmental features

Weeks 24-26 – Morphology (an introduction definition)

  • The morpheme
  • Types of morphemes
  • Phonological and morphological conditioning
  • Words and word formation processes

Weeks 27- 29 – Syntax

  • Chomsky’s transformational grammar
  • Process of syntactic analysis

Week 30 -Semantics and pragmatics

  • Lexical and grammatical meaning
  • Lexical meaning and lexical relations

 

  • Conversation:

By: J.C. Richards and H.N. Jones

Week 1-2 spoken English in formal and informal situation

Weeks 3-4 Dialects

Weeks 5-6 variation in Tone as a lexical factor in conversation

Weeks 7-8 Tape listening (lab work)

Week 9-10 TV and radio English

Week 11-12 Practice

Week Oral and written tests

Week 16-17 Advanced conversation

Week 18-20 Choice of vocabulary and tone variation

Week 21-22 Delivering a speech

Week 23-24 commercials

Week 25-26 Public interviews

Week 27-30 – news broadcasting

-Eloquence in conversation (methods of persuading a listener)

-Oral and written test

4- Essay:

Textbook: Essay and letter Writing

By: L.G. Alexander

Weeks 1-2 Punctuation

Weeks 3-4 Paraphrasing

Weeks 5-7 Choice of topic title

Weeks 8-10 Kinds of essays

Weeks 11-13 Narrative

Weeks 14-16 Descriptive

Weeks 17-19 Argumentative

Weeks 20-22 Logic and logical fallacies, tests

Weeks 23-25 Practice: Essay writing and reading in class

Weeks 26-28 Originality in Essay writing

Weeks 28-30 Writing Summaries and synopsis, tests

 

5-Novel:

         Textbook : 1st semester: Hard Times

                 By: Charles Dickens

Weeks 1-5 – Introduction to the Victorian Period

-Characteristics of the Victorian age (the spirit of Age)

– Historical and social background

– introduction to Dickens

– Dickens the Man

– Dickens the novelist

– His ideas and style

 

 

 

 

 

Weeks 6-15 Reading and Discussing “Hard Times”. Tests

Textbook: 2nd semester 1- “The Scarlet Letter”

By: N. Hawthrone

2- Pride and Prejudice

By: Jean Austen

Weeks 16-23 – the American novel

-Background to Hawthrone and “The Scarlet Letter”

-Reading and discussing the novel

Weeks 24-30 – Background to Austen’s “Pride and prejudice”

-Reading and discussing the novel

-Tests

6- Drama:

Textbooks” 1st semester Shakespearean Drama

1-Hamlet

2-Twelth Night

Weeks 1-23 – introductory material concerning the Shakespearean drama

-Reading and Discussing Hamlet and Twelfth Night

-tests

Textbooks : 2nd semester “She Stoops to Conquer”, tests.

 

7-Poetry:

Textbook: 1- “Oxford Anthology of English Verse”

2-“Victorian Poetry”

By: Dr. Dhia A. H. Ajoubori, Dr. Amy A. Squeira and DR. Faiz. J. Abbas.

Weeks 1-15 – Romantic Poets, general introduction, background information on the Romantic Age.

  • William Blake’s “Tyger” and “The Lamb”
  • Wordsworth’s “Lucy Poems”
  • T. Coloridge’s “Kubla Khan” and “Frost at Midnight”
  • Byron’s “When we two Parted” and “She Walks in Beauty”
  • Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind”
  • John Keats’ “Ode to a Nightingale”

Weeks 16-30 –General introduction and background information on the Victorian Age

  • Alfred Tennyson’s “Tithonus” and “Crossing the Bar”
  • Mathew Arnold’s “Dover Beach”
  • Robert Browning’s “My Last Duchess”
  • Thomas Hardy’s “The Darkling Thrush”.

 

  • Methodology and curriculum:

Textbook: “Principles and Techniques in Teaching English as a foreign Language” By: Khalil Hamash

Weeks 1-15 Methodology:

  • Introductory background
  • English as a first language
  • English as a second language
  • English as a foreign language
  • Reasons for learning EFL
  • Objectives
  • Components
  • Factors affecting TEFL
  • Psychological principles
  • Methods and approaches to ELT
  • Grammar- translation approach
  • Direct approach
  • Reading approach
  • The Aurel –Oral approach
  • The communicative approach
  • Teaching language elements
  • The teaching of oral practice
  • The teaching of the dialogue
  • The teaching of pronunciation
  • The teaching of reading
  • The teaching of writing
  • The teaching of writing homework
  • The teaching of dictation
  • The teaching of songs and games
  • Orientation to teaching as a profession
  • Teaching offers many opportunities
  • Knowledge and skills required in teaching
  • The roles of teachers
  • Patterns of teacher behavior
  • Preparation for teaching
  • Before student teaching
  • Student teaching

Weeks 16-30 Curriculum

  • Introduction: The difference between syllabus and curriculum
  • Ideologies of curriculum
  • Classical humanism
  • Progressivism
  • Reconstructionism
  • Components of curriculum design
  • Objectives (Blooms classification of education objectives) in details
  • Contents: Knowledge- central curriculum

-learner- central curriculum

-society central curriculum

– Activities and procedures

– Evaluation (kinds of tests: objectives tests, essay tests)

– Types of syllabus (the model)

– Means ends model

– National- Functional syllabus

-Topic based syllabus

– Skills based syllabus

– The process syllabus

– The situational syllabus

– The structural syllabus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fourth Year Syllabus

  1-Grammar:

Textbook: A University Grammar of English

By: Randolph Quirk and Sidney Greenbaum

Week 1-6 Chap 7: The simple Sentence

Week 7-13 chap 11: The Complex Sentence

Week 14-20 chap 12: The Verb and its Complementation

Week 21-25 chap 13: The Complex Noun Phrase

 

2-Linguistics(2)

Books: 1.”Language and Linguistics”

By: John Lyons

  1. “The Study of Language”

BY: George Yule

Weeks 1-15 In “Language and Linguistics”

Weeks 1-4  chap 6 language – change

Weeks 5-9 chap 8 language and Mind

Week 10-12 chap 9 Language and Society

Weeks 13-15 chap 10 Language and culture

Weeks 16-30 in “Study of Language”]

Weeks 16-19 chap 11 Semantics

Weeks 20-23 chap 12 Discourse Analysis

Weeks 24-27 chap15 First Language Acquisition

Weeks 28-30 chap 16 Second Language Acquisition

 

3-Novel:

Textbook 1. “The Great Gatsby”

By: F. S. Fitzgerald

  1. “Sons and Lovers”

BY D.H. Lawrence

  1. “The Return of the Native”

BY: Thomas Hardy

Weeks 1-2 An introduction to novel with a special emphasis on movements in novel and modern novelist

Weeks 3-13 Reading and Discussing ” Sons and Lovers”, tests

  Weeks 14-24 Reading and Discussing “The Return of the Native”, tests

Weeks 25-30 Reading and discussing “The Great Gatsby”, tests

 

4-Drama:

Textbooks: 1. Mother Courage and her children

By: Bertolt Brecht

  1. Arms and Man

By: Bernard Shaw

  1. “Death of a Salesman”

By: Arthur Miller

Week1-2  – Introduction to modern Drama

  • How different is the 20th century from other centuries in its philosophy of man and his place in the universe?
  • The big events that led to this change: World Wars 1 and 2
  • Their effect on the new attitude towards man
  • The new school of thought, art and Literature and their influence on modern literature in general and modern drama in particular (naturalism, expressionism, etc)

Week 3-13 “Mother Courage and her Children”, reading and discussing the novel

Weeks 14-23 reading and discussing “Death of a Salesman”

Weeks 24-30 Reading and discussing “Arms and the Man”

 

 

5-Poetry

Textbook: “An Anthology of Modern English Verse”

By: J.M. Mehdi

Week 1 General introduction to the Modern Age

Week 2-3 A.E. Housman’s “Loveliest of Trees” and “When I was one-and twenty”

Weeks 4-6 W.B. Yeats “Easter 1916” and “Sailing to Byzantium”

Weeks 7-9 Walter DelaMare’s “Arabia”

Weeks 10-12 D.H. Lawrence’s “Sorrow” and “Shadows”

Weeks 13-16 Ezra Pound’s “the Gipsy”

-T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”

Weeks 17-20 Wilfred Owen’s “Futility”

-Robert Graves’ “Hedges Freaked with snow”

Weeks 21-27 –William Empason’s “Missing Dates”

-W.H.Auden’s “Musee des Baux Arts and “the unknown Citizen”

Weeks 28-30 –Dylan Thomas’s “Do not Go Gentle into that Good Night”

-Sylvia Plath’s “The Night Dances”

 

  • Language Testing

Textbook: “Language Assessment”

By: Najat Al- Joubori

Weeks 1-3 Basic assessment concept

Weeks 4-6 Approaches to language assessment

Weeks 7-9 features of a good test

Weeks 8-10 Techniques of assessment

Weeks 11-13 Oral assessment

Weeks 14-16  Aural assessment

Weeks 17-19 Testing grammar

Weeks 20-22 testing vocabulary

Weeks 23-23 testing reading compehention

Weeks 27-30 testing writing

 

  • Optional Subject المادة الاختيارية
  • Research Project بحث التخرج
  • Practical Application المشاهدة والتطبيق

Weeks  1-4 textbook analysis:

-horizontal analysis

-vertical analysis

Weeks 5-7 Book 1

Book 2

Book 3

Weeks 8-20 the concept of practical applications

Objectives of practical application

Current approaches of teaching practice

– Lesson planning

– Concept

– Objectives

– Kinds of lesson planning

– Overall or yearly planning

– Termly

– Monthly

– Weekly

– Daily

– Teaching aids (using and making)

– Concept

– Preparing suitable aids

– Criteria to choose aids

– Kinds of aids

– Visual aids

-Boards (Blackboard, greenboard, magnetic board, flannel board, pocket board, ect)

Weeks 21-28 – Charts and wall charts

  • Pictures and files of pictures
  • Overhead projector
  • Slide projector
  • Match stick figures and drawings
  • Audio aids
  • Tape recorder
  • Language laboratory
  • Audio visual aids
  • Vedio tapes
  • Moving films
  • Cinema
  • Classroom management

 

 

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