In the globalization era languages and arts play important roles not only as a medium of cultural products which strengthen the national identity but also as the medium of communication and international cooperation in a variety of fields . The Department of English Language in the Faculty of Arts at Al-Neelain University has been striving to improve the quality of available resources in order to anticipate the global competition and to show the national identity and integrity .
The vision of this faculty is to be an outstanding and quality faculty putting emphasis on the pillars of expertise and professionalism in language, literature and linguistics.
The English Department strengthens the advanced language education of students by developing a deepened understanding of language and literacy the value of critical reading and effective writing and richness of literature ,past and present .
We seek to foster knowledge and love of literature and of language in our students . To this end we will provide students in all emphasis areas with a coherent curricular framework and relevant, well-structured course choice .We will teach a variety of literary, analytical, pedagogical, and theoretical skills. We will teach students to speak, read, and write effectively. We will encourage students to think deeply and to reflect on what they have learned .We will encourage a love of learning and an appreciation for a language education .
We value the rigorous and comprehensive study of language, linguistics, and literature.
We value the cultivation of critical reading and reflection.
We value the production of excellent writing in a variety of forms .
We value the ways the study of language and literature transforms our understanding of local, national, and international communities.
We value teaching that will lead our students to participate in society as informed, responsible citizens.
First years Courses:
Reading Skills 1
Writing Skills 1
Listening and Speaking 1
An introduction to Literature
Study Skills &Vocabulary
Second Year Courses :
Reading Skills 2
Writing Skills 2
Listening &Speaking 2
Introduction to Linguistics
Modern American Literature
Third Year Courses :
The short story
Fourth Year Courses:
Teaching English as a foreign language
Modern English Drama
Advanced Essay Writing
|Code||Subject ( Semester One)||Code||Subject ( Semester Two)||Credit Hours|
|SUDA102||Sudanese Studies(1)||110 SUDA||Sudanese Studies(2)||2|
|ARAB103||Language skills(1)||111 ARAB||Language skills(2)||2|
|ISLM 104||Islamic culture(1)||112 ISLM||Islamic culture(2)||2|
|ENGL105||Intensive English (Integrated Language Skills)||6|
|ENGL106||Vocabulary Building (1)||3|
|ENGL107||Reading Skills (1)||3|
|ENGL113||Writing Skills 1 (sentence structure)||3|
|ENGL114||Listening and Speaking Skills 1||3|
|ENGL115||An Introduction to Literature||3|
|ENGL202||Reading Skills 2||3|
|ENGL203||Writing Skills 2 (Paragraph)||3|
|ENGL204||Vocabulary Building (2)||3|
|ENGL205||Listening and Speaking Skills 2||3|
|ENGL208||Introduction to Linguistics||3|
|ENGL211||Writing 3 (composition)||3|
|ENGL213||Modern American Literature||3|
|ENGL301||Writing Skills 4 (Essays)||3|
|ENGL304||Modern British Novel||3|
|ENGL310||The Short Story||3|
|ENGL403||Semantics and Pragmatics||3|
|ENGL406||Advanced Essay Writing||3|
|ENGL410||Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)||3|
|ENGL411||Modern English Drama||3|
Goals and Objectives
We enhance and encourage continual professional development of the faculty .
To increase involvement in and development of the English language specialists.
To provide a curriculum that serve the needs of all three emphasis areas:
(linguistics ,language and literature) by offering our students relevant courses choices within a well-structured framework.
To design foundation courses that will give our students the literary , analytical, theoretical, and writing skills, that they will need in order to succeed in upper-division English courses .
To realign current categories for upper-division English courses choices in each emphasis area in order to provide students with relevant course choices and more electives within a well-structured framework.
To graduate students with the English major will be critical thinkers on issues of language and literature .
To guide students to demonstrate the ability to engage in comparison of texts .
To equip students with skills to demonstrate the ability of understanding various theoretical approaches and to apply theory in textual analysis as well as being competent writers in genres and registers congruent with the field.
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