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Course code: 111Eng-3                                                                      Course title: Listening and speaking-1

Credit hours: 3hours                                                             level: 1

Pre-requisites: NULL

 

Course definition:

The course aims to train the students to understand the meanings of words from the context, and then they should be able to start and end a conversation.

The students should be able to understand voice mail messages and describe people.

They should learn how to give advice and understand invitations and responses of   agreeing and disagreeing. They also should be able to use the internet and make polite complaints. Also they should learn how to talk about food recipes and nutrition. By the end of this course they should be able to use charts for traveling.

 

Course syllabus :

Chapter (1): neighbors, cities and towns

Chapter (2): shopping and E- commerce.

Chapter (3): friends and family.

Chapter (4): health and care.

Chapter (5): making friends.

Chapter (6): sleep and dream.

Chapter (7): work and life styles.

Chapter (8): food and nutrition.

Chapter (9): great destination.

Chapter (10): our planet.

 

Textbooks:

-          Interactions Access (Gold Edition). McGraw- Hill / ISBN 13: 9780077116460- Emily Thrush- Robert Baldwin- Laurie Blass.

 

Course code: 113 Eng-3                                                                     Course title: Reading-1

Credit hours: 3hours                                                                          level: 1

Pre-requisites:  NULL

 

Course definition:

The course aims to train the students to scan and understand a passage, read a map, preview verb sentences, summarize a passage, use    dictionary, read an internet blog, understand pronouns, give advice, describe illnesses, identify opposites, read faster, use possessive adjectives, understand moods, search for information on the net, use suffixes and prefixes, figer out words with more than one meaning, reaching to a conclusion using evidence and make inference.

 

Course syllabus :

Chapter (1): neighbors, cities and towns

Chapter (2): shopping and E- commerce.

Chapter (3): friends and family.

Chapter (4): health and care.

Chapter (5): making friends.

Chapter (6): sleep and dream.

Chapter (7): work and life styles.

Chapter (8): food and nutrition.

Chapter (9): great destination.

Chapter (10): our planet

 

Textbooks:

-  Interactions Access (Gold Edition). McGraw- Hill / ISBN 10: 0077116305- Pamela Hartmann- James Mentel- Ahmed Motala.

 

Course code: 115Eng-3                                                          Course title: Writing-1

Credit hours: 3hours                                                              level: 1

Pre-requisites: NULL

 

Course definition:

It aims to make the students able to write simple and accurate paragraphs and to pay attention to sentence structure, verb formation, punctuation, spelling and the use of capital letters

Also it aims to train students to answer a variety of exercise types such as reading comprehension, gap filling, table completion, the correction of passages, and writing of sentences and paragraphs using tabular information. All these exercises are based on realistic topics and language functions, which are motivating to the students and useful in real life situations.

 

Course syllabus:

Unit (1): friend and relatives.

Unit (2): introducing yourself.

Unit (3): places 1- countries, cities, towns and villages

Unit (4): places 2- streets and houses.

Unit (5): describing a day.

Unit (6): describing a scene.

 

Textbooks:

-          Keep  Writing 1 ( Richard Harrison) – ISBN 0 582 03022 

 

Course code: 117Eng-3                                                                      Course title: Grammar-1

Credit hours: 3hours                                                              level: 1

Pre-requisites: NULL

 

Course definition:

The course aims to develop communicative and interactive language- activities, increase speaking practice through extensive use of pair and group work and supply the students with more activities that provide "real life communication" opportunities in real- time, real- place context of the classroom.

 

Course syllabus:

Chapter (1) using (be)

Chapter (2) using (be) and (have)

Chapter (3) using the simple present tense

Chapter (4) using the present progressive tense

Chapter (5) talking about the present

Chapter (6) nouns and pronouns

Chapter (7) count and uncount nouns

Chapter (8) expressing past time, part 1

Chapter (9) expressing past time, part 2

 

Textbooks

  • Basic English Grammar book – Third Edition-Betty schrampfer Azar& Stacy A. Hagen 1941- ISBN 978-0-13-240966-7; 0-13-240966-6(Pbk).

 

Course code: 119Eng-3                                                                      Course title: Vocabulary

Credit hours: 3hours                                                              level: 1

Pre-requisites: NULL

 

First: course definition:

It aims to improve vocabulary quickly, make the students more confident to use the right words when they're needed, explain new words in context and shows you how to use them in real life situations.

Error warnings and vocabulary tips help avoid common mistakes and learn new vocabulary more effectively.

This course is based on a corpus of real written and spoken language to ensure the vocabulary is completely up to date.

 

Second: course syllabus:

Part (1): People; Family, Birth and Marriage, Parts of the body, Clothes, Describing people, Health and Illness, Feelings and Greetings.

Part (2): At home; Food, kitchen, Bedroom and Living room.

Part (3): School and Workplace; jobs, at school and university, address and computer.

Part (4): Leisure; Holidays, Shops, Hotels, Eating out, Sports, Cinema, Free time and Music.

Part (5): The world; countries, weather, town and railway station, countryside, animals, traveling and UK culture fireworks.

Part (6): social issues; Crime and Murder, the Media, Problems at home and Global problems.

 

Textbooks:

-          English Vocabulary in use( Elementary)- Second Edition – Michael McCarthy & Felicity O'Dell – ISBN 978-0-521- 136174 Edition with answers

 

Course code: 121Trans-3                                                       Course title: Translation-1

Credit hours: 3hours                                                              level: 1

Pre-requisites: NULL

 

Course definition:

It aims to train the students to translate from English to Arabic and vice versa applying the grammar rules in order to be able to communicate with people in real life situations.

 

Course syllabus:

Part (1): Translation between" Theory and Application".

Part (2): Translating simple sentences in prose and poetry.

 

Textbooks :

-          Practical Translation (1) between" Arabic and English "- Dr. Mohammed Amin Adl Elgawad – KKU 2008- Gaza- Palestine 2007.

 

Course code: 112Eng-3                                                          Course title: Listening and Speaking-2 

Credit hours: 3hours                                                              level: 2

Pre-requisites: 111Eng-3

 

Course definition:

The course aims to train the students to understand the meanings of words from the context, and then they should be able to start and end a conversation.

The students should be able to understand voice mail messages and describe people.

They should learn how to give advice and understand invitations and responses of   agreeing and disagreeing. They also should be able to use the internet and make polite complaints. Also they should learn how to talk about food recipes and nutrition. By the end of this course they should be able to use charts for traveling.

 

Course syllabus:

Chapter (1): Education and student life

Chapter (2): City Life

Chapter (3): Business and Money

Chapter (4): Jobs and Professions

Chapter (5): Lifestyles around the World

Chapter (6): Global Connections

Chapter (7): Language and Communication

Chapter (8): Tastes and Preferences

Chapter (9): New Frontiers

Chapter (10): Ceremonies

 

Textbooks:

-          Interactions (Listening and speaking2) – Judith Tanka & Lida Baker- McGraw- Hill-ISBN 10: 0077116526

 

Course code: 114Eng-3                                                          Course title: Reading-2

Credit hours: 3hours                                                              level: 2

Pre-requisites: 113Eng - 3

 

Course definition:

It aims to prepare the students for the type of work they will encounter in real – world academic situations.

It provides students with the tools they need for academic success.

It also prepares the students to tests of TOEFL (IBT) sections written by a team of testing experts bring students valuable test-taking tips and strategies.

 

Course syllabus:

Chapter (1): Education and student life

Chapter (2): City Life

Chapter (3): Business and Money

Chapter (4): Jobs and Professions

Chapter (5): Lifestyles around the World

Chapter (6): Global Connections

Chapter (7): Language and Communication

Chapter (8): Tastes and Preferences

Chapter (9): New Frontiers

Chapter (10): Ceremonies

 

Textbooks:

-          Interaction (Reading2) – Pamela Hartmann& Elaine Kirn- McGraw- Hill-ISBN 10: 0077116380

 

Course code: 116Eng-3                                                          Course title: Writing-2

Credit hours: 3hours                                                              level: 2

Pre-requisites: 115Eng-3

 

Course definition:

It aims to make the students able to write simple and accurate paragraphs and to pay attention to sentence structure, verb formation, punctuation, spelling and the use of capital letters

Also it aims to train students to answer a variety of exercise types such as reading comprehension, gap filling, table completion, the correction of passages, and writing of sentences and paragraphs using tabular information. All these exercises are based on realistic topics and language functions, which are motivating to the students and useful in real life situations.

 

Course syllabus:

Unit (1): A journey

Unit (2): A life story

Unit (3): Telling a story

Unit (4): Giving instructions

Unit (5): Giving directions

Unit (6): Future plans

 

Textbooks:  

- Keep Writing 2 (Richard Harrison) – ISBN 0 582 05973 9 

 

Course code: 118Eng-2                                                          Course title: Grammar-2

Credit hours: 2hours                                                              level: 2

Pre-requisites: 117Eng-3

 

Course definition:

The course aims to develop communicative and interactive language- activities, increase speaking practice through extensive use of pair and group work and supply the students with more activities that provide "real life communication "opportunities in real- time, real- place context of the classroom.

 

Course syllabus:

This syllabus is a completion to Grammar book in the first level which ended at unit (9)

Chapter (10): Expressing future time (part 1)

Chapter (11): Expressing future time (part 2)

Chapter (12); Modals part 1: expressing ability

Chapter (13): Nouns and Modifiers

Chapter (14): Possessives

Chapter (15): Making comparisons

 

Textbooks:

-          Basic English Grammar book – Third Edition-Betty schrampfer Azar& Stacy A. Hagen 1941- ISBN 978-0-13-240966-7; 0-13-240966-6(Pbk).

 

Course code: 120Eng-2                                                          Course title: Vocabulary-2

Credit hours: 2hours                                                              level: 2

Pre-requisites: 119Eng-3

 

Course definition:

It aims to present and explain new words in context and shows learners how to use them and work out rules for using them. It also trains the students to use real written and spoken language to ensure the vocabulary is relevant and up- to- date.

 

Course syllabus:

Part (1): Learning; learning and revising with this book, keeping a vocabulary notebook, using a dictionary, English language words, classroom language.

Part (2): The world around us

Part (3): People

Part (4): Daily life

Part (5): Work

Part (6): Leisure and Entertainment

Part (7): Communication and Technology

Part (8): Tourism

Part (9): Notional Concepts

Part (10): Varieties of English

 

Textbooks:

-          English Vocabulary in Use( pre- intermediate& intermediate) – Second Edition- Stuart Redman- ISBN 978-0-51-01171-6

 

Course code: 122Trans-3                                                       Course title: Translation-2

Credit hours: 3hours                                                              level: 2

Pre-requisites: 121Trans-3

 

Course definition:

It aims to train the students to translate from English to Arabic and vice versa applying the grammar rules in order to be able to communicate with people in real life situations.

 

Course syllabus:

1. What's translation?

2. Translation qualifications

3. Translation tools

4. Translation rules

5. Idioms and vocabulary

6. Semi – sentence

7. Adjectives, verbs, adverbs, pronouns, prepositions, passive/ poetry trans/models from Ein Shams university tests/ Cambridge model Trans tests/ London trans tests models.

 

Textbooks:

-          Translation from Arabic to English and vice versa- Dr. Ezz Eldin Mohammed Nagiub- ISBN 977-271-756-5.

 

Course code: 211Eng-3                                                                      Course title: Listening and speaking-3

Credit hours: 3hours                                                              level: 3

Pre-requisites: 112Eng–3

 

Course definition:

It aims to prepare students to become successful, independent learners through engaging communicative work, motivating, language learning strategies, academic power strategies and interactive web site.

 

Course syllabus:

Chapter (1): School Daze

Chapter (2): Cross- cultural Communication

Chapter (3): My Slice of the Pie

Chapter (4): I Said it My Way

Chapter (5): It's not easy being good

Chapter (6): Scientifically Speaking

Chapter (7): The Nature of Things

Chapter (8): All stressed out and No place to go.

 

Textbooks: 

  • Tapestry - Rebecca L. Oxford ( Series Editor)- Susana Christie ( Listening& speaking Editor)- ISBN:1-4130-0617-5

 

Course code: 213Eng-3                                                          Course title: Reading-3

Credit hours: 3hours                                                              level: 3

Pre-requisites: 114Eng–3

 

Course definition:

It aims to encourage students to master new reading strategies and broaden their vocabulary.

It teaches them strategic reading skills, such as skimming, scanning, and recognizing topics and main ideas. It also provides practice in inference and critical thinking. It helps the students build speed and flexibility in their reading

 

Course syllabus:

 Part (1): reading for pleasure

Part (2): comprehension skills: previewing, scanning, skimming, using vocabulary, making inference, finding topic, discovering topics, understanding main ideas, summarizing

Part (3): thinking skills

Part (4) reading faster: unit (1) /Maria Montessori, unit (2) / Africa today, unit (3) /Global issues.

 

Textbooks:

  • More Reading Power- Beatrice S. Mikulecky & Linda Jeffries- Second Edition- ISBN 0- 13- 061199-9.

 

Course code: 215Eng-3                                                          Course title: Writing-3

Credit hours: 3hours                                                              level: 3

Pre-requisites: 116Eng–3

 

Course definition:

It aims to develop strategies for learning vocabulary, prepare the students to succeed on standardized tests, encourage students to activate their writing skills in new contexts, promote personal expression through writing, immerse students in authentic language and complete with scaffolding and follow up activities to reinforce writing skills.

 

Course syllabus:

Chapter (1): Education and Student life

Chapter (2): City Life

Chapter (3): Business and Money

Chapter (4): Jobs and Professions

Chapter (5): Life styles around the World

Chapter (6): Global Connections

Chapter (7): Language and communication

Chapter (8): Tastes and Preferences

Chapter (9): New Frontiers

Chapter (10): Medicine, Myth and Magic

Chapter (11): The Media

Chapter (12): With Liberty and Justice for All

 

Textbooks:

  • Interaction 2 (writing) – Fourth Edition- Cheryl Pavlik & Margret Keenan Segal- McGraw- Hill Contemporary- ISBN: 0-07- 710870-1

 

Course code: 217Eng-2                                                          Course title: Vocabulary-3

Credit hours: 2hours                                                              level: 3

Pre-requisites: 120Eng–2

 

Course definition:

It aims to increase students' awareness of the way in which a dictionary can be used, increase their ability to construct words, provide practical comprehension practice, understand formal, colloquial and other more specialists forms of English.

 

Course syllabus:

  • Dictionary Practice 1
  • Topics: City Life, Issues in Education, Fashion in Clothes, The Environment, Advertising, Children Freedom, Censorship, Love, Attitudes to work and Leisure, The purpose of State Punishment
  • Related Word Group
  • Problem Words
  • Idioms
  • Identification
  • Description
  • Style
  • Spoken English
  • Miscellaneous
  • Word Games

 

Textbooks:

  • Advanced Vocabulary & Idioms- BJ Thomas- New Edition- ISBN: 978-0-17-557126-0.

 

Course code: 219Eng-3                                                          Course title: Translation-3

Credit hours: 3hours                                                              level: 3

Pre-requisites: 122Eng–3

 

Course definition:

It aims to locate and consider the greatest number of translation problems types, discuss central lexical problems of translation and attempt to attack translation problems daringly, openly and unabashedly with the ultimate objective of defining and at the same time solve most of them in completely practical terms.

 

Course syllabus:

Chapter (1): grammatical problems

Chapter (2): Lexical problems

Chapter (3): Stylistic problems

Chapter (4): phonological problems

 

Textbooks:

  • Translation As Problems and Solutions- Special Edition- Dar El- Elm Lilmalayin.

 

Course code: 212Eng-3                                                                      Course title: Listening and speaking-4

Credit hours: 3hours                                                              level: 4

Pre-requisites: 211Eng–3

 

Course definition:

It aims to prepare students to become successful, independent learners through engaging communicative work, motivating, language learning strategies, academic power strategies and interactive web site.

 

Course syllabus;

Chapter (1): Small Talk- Not deep, but important

Chapter (2): High- Tech/ Communication –A Curse or a Blessing?

Chapter (3): Humor- can Laughter Be the best Medicine?

Chapter (4): Academic Dishonesty- how common is cheating?

Chapter (5): Exploring American Culture

Chapter (6): Medical Ethics- Should doctors ever lie?

Chapter (7): The time bind – are twenty – four hours a day enough?

Chapter (8): Marketing Techniques

Chapter (9): Changes on Earth

 

Textbooks:

  • Tapestry- Rebecca L. Oxford/ Susanna Chritie/ Helen Kalstein Fragiadakis- Virginia Maurer- ISBN: 1- 4130-0618-3

 

Course code: 214Eng-3                                                          Course title: Reading-4

Credit hours: 3hours                                                              level: 4

Pre-requisites: 213Eng-3

 

Course definition:

It aims to encourage students to master new reading strategies and broaden their vocabulary.

It teaches them strategic reading skills, such as skimming, scanning, and recognizing topics and main ideas. It also provides practice in inference and critical thinking. It helps the students build speed and flexibility in their reading.

 

Course syllabus:

Part (1): reading for pleasure

Part (2): comprehension skills: previewing, scanning, skimming, using vocabulary, making inference, finding topic, discovering topics, understanding main ideas, summarizing

Part (3): Thinking skills

Part (4) reading faster: unit (1) /Fiction- the Diamond family ,unit (2) / Biography – Two Popular Authors, unit (3) /Non-fiction- Reading Power Magazines.                                                                                                                               

 

Textbooks:

  • Reading Power- Beatrice S. Mikulecky & Linda Jeffries- Third Edition- ISBN 0- 13- 130548-4( pbk:alk.paper).

 

Course code: 216Eng-3                                                          Course title: Writing-4

Credit hours: 3hours                                                              level: 4

Pre-requisites: 215Eng-3

 

Course definition:

It aims to help students perfect their composition skills, assist them with real –life tasks, illustrate organizing elements, such as topic sentences, supporting details and signal words and guide them in major rhetorical forms, such as comparing and contrasting, describing, analyzing data, writing test answers, letter writing and summarizing.

 

Course syllabus:

Organization, Understanding paragraphs, Organizing Information by time, Organizing information by order of importance, Organizing information by space, The writing process, Supporting the main idea, Giving instruction, Writing description, Expressing an opinion, Comparing and contrasting, Writing about causes and effects, Writing personal and Business letters and Writing summaries.

 

Textbooks:

  • Ready To Write- A first composition Text- Third Edition- Karen Blanchard & Christine Root ISBN: 0-13-042463-3.

 

Course code: 218Eng-2                                                          Course title: vocabulary-4

Credit hours: 2hours                                                              level: 4

Pre-requisites: 217Eng–2

 

Course definition:

It aims to present and explain new words in context and shows learners how to use them and how to work out rules for using them.

It's based on a corpus of real written and spoken language to ensure that vocabulary is relevant and up-to-date.

It promotes good learning habits with study tips and follow up tasks

 

Course syllabus:

  • Effective vocabulary learning
  • Word formation
  • Connecting and linking
  • Countable and uncountable nouns
  • Topics
  • Feelings and actions
  • Basic concept
  • Idiomatic expressions
  • Phrasal verbs and verb based expression
  • Varieties of English

 

Textbooks:

  • English Vocabulary in Use- Upper/ intermediate- Second Edition- Michael McCarthy& Felicity O'Dell.

 

Course code: 220Trans-3                                                       Course title: Translation-4

Credit hours: 3hours                                                              level: 4

Pre-requisites: 219Trans–3

 

Course definition:

It aims at teaching art of translation away from complicated ways

It also aims at connecting different civilizations and developing standard of understanding  among nations

 

Course syllabus:

  • Importance of translation
  • Opinions about translation
  • Sentence
  • Parts of speech
  • Punctuation
  • Notes and difficulties
  • Style and Kind
  • Practice
  • Useful expressions
  • English nouns vs. Arabic nouns
  • Common abbreviations

 

Textbooks:

  • Your Guide to Translation- Abdulkarim ElGaboury- First Edition- ISBN: 4721-1216- 2001G/ 1422H.