Courses

The course provides students with the opportunity to gain real world experience in ONE of three fields: 1. Teaching English as a foreign language at schools, English language institutes, or universities 2. Translating and interpreting (from and into...
The course aims to teach students how to apply the fundamentals of rhetoric to the research process. It teaches methods of research, the rhetorical nature of research, as well as elements, strategies, and conventions common to research writing,...
This course deals with the different terms, themes, and issues related to first and second language acquisition. Students will also be familiarized with the major theoretical approaches to language acquisition.   
The course introduces students to Chomsky’s generative-transformational approach to syntax. Students are trained to analyze English sentences into different syntactic constituents. Moreover, students learn about the different transformational rules...
This course introduces students to phonemic and morphophonemic analysis, distinctive features, alternations, phonological rules and processes, rule-ordering, and formalization of underlying representation.  Most emphasis is placed on analyzing...
This is an introductory course that provides an enlightening view of how historical events in England have affected and caused changes in the English language throughout different periods. First, the course reviews the political, social, and...
This introductory course explores the fields of phonetics and phonology. It starts with a look at the human vocal tract and its work mechanism. Students then learn to describe and classify speech sounds based on their place and manner of...
The aim of this course is to provide the students with a general introduction to English morphology and syntax. It is designed to give the students a brief glimpse of the theory and practice of the structural grammar of the English language. A...
This course trains students to distinguish between correct and incorrect pronunciation of the English sounds, before proceeding to develop their pronunciation skills. In addition to the parts of speech, the course deals with vowels, consonants,...
The course covers topics in phonology such as sound system, phonological processes/rules, syllables, supra-segmental phonology(including stress, rhythm, and intonation), and distinctive features. Comparison between phonology and morphology on the...
This course provides an up-to-date introduction to the study of linguistic sciences. It covers the importance of studying languages and linguistics. The areas that will be thoroughly covered in this course are phonetics, phonology,morphology, syntax...