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 Dictionary Skills

Course number & Code: Njd 193

Course Title: Dictionary Skills(Level Two)

Contact Hours: 2

 

Textbook: Oxford Advanced Dictionary English/8th Edition

Chapters to be covered: 5 chapters

Cource Description

 

The aim of this course is to familiarize students with visual aids and symbols, abbreviations, order of entries, and cross-references used in dictionaries. The course focuses in particular on dictionary use and its relations to (i)- writing, e.g. alternative spellings, inflected forms, acronyms and abbreviations, word divisions, (ii)- speaking, e.g. sounds, phonetic symbols of consonants, vowels, stress, (iii) grammar, e.g. countable/uncountable nouns, regular/irregular noun plurals, plural occurrences, comparative/superlative forms, etc., and (iv)- semantic information, e.g. correct definition, meaning of phrasal and prepositional verbs, prefixes and suffixes, compounds. In addition to the use of monolingual dictionaries, the course also introduces the students to other kinds of dictionaries, such as etymological, pronouncing, and synonym dictionaries.

 

The course has other long-term objectives. It prepares students for the future translation courses that start at Level Six. It also provides them with some basic terms and notions that they will develop in the language and linguistics courses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reading1

Course number & Code: Najd 118

 

Course title: Reading I (Level One) / contact hours: 4

Textbook: INTERACTIONS 1/ READING/ 4th edition

Chapters to be covered: 8 to 10 chapters

 

Description

Content and objectives

Reading I is a pre-intermediate course designed to equip students with the necessary

reading skills through reading and comprehension of a variety of short passages that are

descriptive, expository, and dialogic. Comprehension is stimulated through a variety of

questions and exercises, especially those generating the ability to guess meaning of

words, main ideas in paragraphs and across paragraphs. Text comprehension is followed

by a production activity where students discuss relevant issues and express their opinions.

The vocabulary exercises that follow text reading tasks are meant to enrich students’

vocabulary in semantic fields provided by the texts.

 

Skills

 

The Reading comprehension course seeks to foster among students the following skills.

Skimming

Scanning

Intensive reading

Extensive reading

Varying reading speeds

Understanding word meaning by relying on immediate context in the text

Understanding word meaning by relying on overall meaning in the text

Recognizing main ideas

Recognizing supporting details

Recognizing topic sentences

Making inferences

   

Reading 118 Syllabus

(Fall 2012)

 

Week

Hejri

Gregorian

 

Lesson...

 

1

 

Sat., Shawal 16

 

Sat., Sep. 25

Registration

2

 

Sat., Shawal 23

 

Sat., Oct. 2

Introduction

3

 

Sat., Thul-Qedh 1

 

Sat., Oct. 9

Unit 1

4

 

Sat., Thul-Qedh 8

 

Sat., Oct. 16

Unit 2

5

 

Sat., Thul-Qedh 15

 

Sat., Oct. 23

Unit 3

6

 

Sat., Thul-Qedh 22

 

Sat., Oct. 30

1st Interim Exam

7

 

Sat., Thul-Qedh 29

 

Sat., Nov. 6

revision

8-9

 

Eid Al-Adha Break

 

(Nov, Thurs. 7th – Nov, Sun. 21st )  /  (Thul-Hijjah 5th -  Thul-Hijjah 15th )

9

 

Mon., Thul-Hijjh 16

 

Mon., Nov. 22

Unit 4

10

 

Sat., Thul-Hijjh 21

 

Sat., Nov. 27

Unit 5

11

 

Sat.,  Thul-Hijjh 28

 

Sat., Dec. 4

Unit 6

12

 

Sat.,  Muharram 5

 

Sat., Dec. 11

Unit 7

13

 

Sat.,  Muharram 12

 

Sat., Dec. 18

2nd Interim Exam

14

 

Sat.,  Muharram 19

 

Sat., Dec. 25

Unit 8

15

 

Sat., Muharram 26

 

Sat., Jan. 1

Unit 9

16

 

Sat., Safar 4

 

Sat., Jan. 8

@... Oral Exams

17

Sat., Safar 11

Sat., Jun. 15

@... General Exams

     1st In-term Exam: 25 pts.                  2nd In-term Exam:25 pts.                 Class work: 10pts.             Final Exam: 40 pts. 

إجازة نـصف العام تبدأ بنهاية دوام هذا اليوم : 02/02/2011م  -   29/02/1432هـ

بداية الدراسة والتهيئة للفصل الثاني :  12/02/2011م  -   09/03/1432هـ

 

 

 

 
 

 
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