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Course #: 134 NAJM

Course Name:  Medical Terminology

Textbook:  Medical Terminology - Workbook

Contact hours: 2 hours per week

  

 

WEEK

Chapter

                                                         TITLE

PAGES

1

 

                                                REGISTRATION

                                  FIRST CONTACT WITH STUDENTS

 

 

2

 

     ONE

Basic Word Structure

Objectives in Studying the Medical Language

                                           

 

1 – 5

 

 

   3

 

 

ONE

 

 

 

 

Word Analysis

Study of Combining Forms

Pronunciation of Terms

 

 

5 – 7

 

 

   4

 

 

ONE

 

 

 

Word Analysis (cont.)

Study of Combining Forms

Study of Suffixes

Pronunciation of  Terms

 

 

 

8 - 10

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

     ONE

                                                                                          

Word Analysis (cont.)

Study of Prefixes

Pronunciation of  Terms

Exercises  A  -  B – C – D – E – F – G - H

 

 

 

10 - 11

 

12 - 14

 

 

    6

 

 

     ONE

                                                  

Word Analysis (cont.)

 Exercises  I – J – K – L – M – N – O - P                                                    

 

 

15 - 19

 

 

 

 

    7

 

 

     ONE

 

 

 

               

                                         REVIEW SHEET

 

 

26 -27

 

 

8

 

 

    TWO

 

 

 

Terms Pertaining to the Body as a Whole

Structural Organization of the Body

a. Similarities in Cells

 Study Section One

 

 28

 28

29 - 31

32

 

 

 

     9

 

 

    TWO

 

 

Terms Pertaining to the Body as a Whole (cont.)

      b. Differences in Cells

Study of Tissues /  Organs /  Systems

Study Section Two

 

 

 

33

33 - 34

35

 

 

 

    10

 

 

   

  TWO  

                                                     

 

Terms Pertaining to the Body as a Whole (cont.)

Body Cavities

Study Section Three

 

 

 

 

36 – 38

39 -  42

 

 

 

11

 

    

 

 

 

   TWO

 

 Terms Pertaining to the Body as a Whole (cont.)

 Abdominopelvic  Regions and Quadrants

  Division of the Back (Spinal Column)

  Study Section  Four                                                   

 

 

43 - 44

 45

45 -  46

 

 

 

12

 

   

 

 

 

  TWO

 

 Terms Pertaining to the Body as a Whole (cont.)

 Positional and Directional Terms

 Planes of the Body

 Study Section  Five

 

 

47

48

49

 

 

    13

   

 

 

   TWO

  

 

 Study of Combining Forms, Suffixes and Prefixes                                                  

Exercises                                                                                                                         

 

 

50 - 53

53 - 58

           

Cause and Effect

Weekly Plan

Course Code: 134 NAJM

Language skill targeted: Reading

Textbook: Cause & Effect

Contact: 2 hours a week

Credit hours: 1

 

Week

Unit & Title

Content covered

Pages

Wk 1

Introduction & Discussion

of Course Objectives

 

 

Wk 2

Unit 1: Explorers

Lesson 1: Burke & Wills

Pre-reading activity- reading comprehension-

Vocabulary exercises- true/false questions- wh-questions

Homework: vocabulary exercises

3-9

Wk 3

Unit 1: Explorers

Lesson 2: Alexander David Neel

Pre-reading activity & contextual clues

Reading comprehension: A French woman in Tibet

Vocabulary Exercises on the reading text

Homework: Comprehension questions

10-15

Wk 4

Unit 1: Explorers

Lesson 2: Alexander David Neel

Multiple-choice questions on the text

Word forms

Articles

Compound nouns

16-19

Wk 5

Unit 1: Explorers

Lesson 3: Vitus Bering

Pre-reading activity & contextual clues

Comprehension: across Siberia to North America

Homework: vocabulary exercises

 

20-24

Wk 6

Unit 1: Explorers

Lesson 3: Vitus Bering

Vocabulary review

True/false comprehension questions

Word forms: verbs

Prepositions

Homework: guided writing

25-28

Wk 7

Unit 1: Explorers

Lesson 4: Robert Scott

Pre-reading task & contextual clues

Comprehension: a race to the south pole

Vocabulary exercises on the reading text

 

29-33

Wk 8

 

 

 

 

 

Wk 9

Unit 1: Explorers

Lesson 4: Robert Scott

 

 

 

 

Unit 1: Explorers

Lesson 5: Into the Deep;

Ocean Exploration

Vocabulary review: antonyms

Multiple-choice question on the reading text

Word forms: Nouns

Two-word verbs

Finding the reason

Collocations

Pre-reading activity & contextual clues

Reading comprehension

Vocabulary exercise on the reading text

34-39

 

 

 

 

 

40-44

Wk 10

Unit 1: Explorers

Lesson 5: Into the Deep;

Ocean Exploration

Vocabulary Review

Comprehension questions

Word forms: Nouns

Prepositions

The article The

45-49

Wk 11

Video highlights on unit 1

Before you watch the video activity

While you watch the video activity

After you watch the video discussion

Language game: Adventure trail

Understanding definitions

50-54

Wk 12

Unit 2: World Issues

Lesson 1: World Population

Growth

Pre-reading activity & contextual clues

Reading text: World Population

Growth

Vocabulary review

55-61

Wk 13

Unit 2: World Issues

Lesson 1: World Population

Growth

Comprehension questions

Two-world verbs

Irregular verbs

Word forms: adjectives

Articles

Homework: guided writing

 

Wk 14

Unit 2: World Issues

Lesson 2: Changes in the family

Pre-reading activity & contextual clues

Comprehension: changes in the family

Comprehension questions

Vocabulary exercises based on the reading text.

 

 

 

Course #: 131 Najm

Course Name: Speaking and Listening

Textbook:  Contemporary Topics

Contact hours: 4 hours per week

Credit hours: 2 hours

 

Weekly Plan

 

WEEKS

UNITS

MATERIAL/ SECTIONS

PAGES

 1 & 2

1. Journalism

Lecture: The World of Comics/ 1. Topic Preview (+Warm-up Discussion); 2. Vocabulary Preview + Word Networks; 3. Listening to the Lecture ( Part 1)

 1 - 4

    3

1. Journalism (Cont’d)

3. Listening to the Lecture (Parts 2 & 3); 4. Taking Notes;

5. Reviewing the Content (Description);

 Review Test

4 – 7

 

RT (97)

    4

2. Mass Media

Lecture: The Keys to Advertising/ 1. Topic Preview (+Warm-up Discussion); 2. Vocabulary Preview + Word Networks; 3. Listening to the Lecture ( Parts 1, 2 & 3)

  9 - 13

    5

2. Mass Media

(Cont’d)

4. Taking Notes; 5. Reviewing the Content (Definition);

 Review Test

  14 – 15

 RT (98)

    6

3. Computer Science

Lecture: Computer Crime/ 1. Topic Preview (+Warm-up Discussion); 2. Vocabulary Preview + Word Networks; 3. Listening to the Lecture ( Part 1, 2 & 3)

  17 - 21

    7

 

 

3. Computer Science

Psychology

4. Taking Notes; 5. Reviewing the Content (Cause and Effect);

 Review Test

Projects                      

Lecture: Memory: Our Key to Learning/1. Topic Preview (+Warm-up Discussion);

22 -23

RT (99)

P (24-25)

 

    8

4. Psychology

  (Cont’d)

2. Vocabulary Preview + Word Networks; 3. Listening to the Lecture (Parts1, 2 & 3); 4. Taking Notes; 5. Reviewing the Content (Examples);

 Review Test

 

26 -  31

 

 

RT (100)

    9

5. Filmmaking

Lecture: The Filmmaking Process/ 1. Topic Preview (+Warm-up Discussion); 2. Vocabulary Preview + Word Networks; 3. Listening to the Lecture ( Part 1)

 33 - 36

   10

5. Filmmaking (Cont’d)

3. Listening to the Lecture (Parts 2 & 3); 4. Taking Notes; 5. Reviewing the Content (Processes);

 Review Test

36 – 39

 

RT (101)

   11

6. Psychology

Lecture: Non-verbal Communication: Your Body is Talking/1. Topic Preview (+Warm-up Discussion); 2. Vocabulary Preview + Word Networks;

  41 - 43

 

6. Psychology (Cont’d)

3. Listening to the Lecture ( Parts 1, 2 & 3); 4. Taking Notes;

5. Reviewing the Content (Comparison & Contrast);

 Review Test

  44 – 47

 

RT (102)

   12

7. Health Sciences

Lecture: Effects of the Sun/ 1. Topic Preview (+Warm-up Discussion); 2. Vocabulary Preview + Word Networks; 3. Listening to the Lecture ( Part 1)

 49 - 52

   13

7. Health Sciences    (Cont’d)

3. Listening to the Lecture (Parts 2 & 3); 4. Taking Notes;

 5. Reviewing the Content (Description);

 Review Test

  52 – 55

 

RT (103)

   14

8. Philosophy

Lecture: Mystics and Prophets/ 1. Topic Preview (+Warm-up Discussion); 2. Vocabulary Preview + Word Networks; 3. Listening to the Lecture ( Part 1)

  57 - 60

   15

8. Philosophy  (Cont’d)

3. Listening to the Lecture (Parts 2 & 3); 4. Taking Notes;

 5. Reviewing the Content (Definition);

 Review Test

  60 – 63

 

  RT (104)

 

 

 

Course #: 132 Najm

Course Name: Reading

Textbook:  More Reading Power (second edition)

Contact hours; 4 hours per week

Credit hours: 2 hours

 

Weekly Plan

 

WEEK

PART

UNIT / TITLE

PAGE

1

 

                               REGISTRATION

             FIRST CONTACT WITH STUDENTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Part 1

 

 

 

 

Part 2

                          Reading for Pleasure

It is recommended here that instructors give the students a comprehensive view as to the importance of reading for pleasure rather than going through the chapter page by page.

 

                         Reading Comprehension Skills

Introduction to Comprehension

Unit 1: Previewing

Exercises 1- 2- 3- 4 - 5 

                  

2 to 14

 

 

 

 

 

16

17

17 to 23

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

Part 2

Cont.

Unit 2;  Scanning

What is Scanning?

Scanning in Everyday life

Scanning Advertisements:

   Exercise 1

   Exercise 2 (homework)

Scanning a Table

   Exercise 3

Scanning Listings from Newspapers

   Exercise 4

   Exercise 5 (homework)

Scanning a Newspaper Article

   Exercise 6

 

25

25

26

26

26- 27

28- 29

 

30-31

32-33

 

34

 

36

 

   

 

 

 

    4

 

 

 

 

 

Part 2

Cont.

Unit 3;  Skimming

What is skimming?

When do you skim?

How do you skim?

Skimming New Stories and Magazine Articles

   Exercise 1

   Exercise 2 (homework)

Skimming Book Reviews

   Exercise 3

   Exercise 4 (homework)

Skimming for Research

   Exercise 5

   Exercise 6 ( homework)

 

 

38/39

 

 

 

40-41

42- 43

44

44

45

 

47

47

 

 

  

   

 

 

      5

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Part 2    

Cont.

                                                                                          

Unit 4:  Using Vocabulary Knowledge for Effective  Reading

Guessing Unknown Vocabulary

Guessing Word Meaning in Context

   Exercises  1-2-3-4

   Exercises  5-6-7 (homework)

Recognizing Words that Connect Ideas

- Pronouns:  exercises  8 and 9

- Synonyms:  exercise 10

- Referents in a Larger Passage: exercises 11 – 12

 

 

 

53

53

54-57

57-55-59

60

60-61

62-63

63 to 64

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    6

 

 

 

 

 

Part 2

Cont.

                                                  

                                   TEST TWO

                                          and

Unit 5: Making Inferences

Inferring Missing Information

Making Inference

 from Conversation

    Exercises 1 - 2

    Exercises 3 - 4  

 

 

 

65

65-66

66

 

67

68

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   7

 

 

 

 

 

Part 2

Cont.

Unit 5; (Continue)

Making Inferences from Descriptions

  Exercise 5

Making Inferences from Short Stories and Plays

   Exercise 6 (a play)

   Exercise 7 (homework)

   Exercise 8 (a story)

   Exercise 9 (homework)

Making Inferences about Opinions

   Exercise 10 - 11

 

 

69

69

70

70-71

72-73

74-75

76

77

77-78

 

 

 

 

   8

 

 

 

 

Part 2

Cont.

Unit 6:  Finding Topics

Identifying Topics

    Exercises 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 - 6

 

Unit 7: Discovering Topics of Paragraphs

What is a Paragraph?

    Exercise 1

The Importance of Knowing the Topic

Recognizing the Topic of a Paragraph

    Exercise 2

    Exercise 3 (homework)

 

79

79 to 83

 

 

84

85

86

86-87

87

88-89

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   9

 

 

 

 

Part 2

Cont.

 

Unit 7:  (Continue)

Stating the Topic of a Paragraph

    Exercises 4 – 5

Topic Sentences

    Exercises 6 – 7

    Exercise 8 (homework)

 

                                 

 

 

 

89

90 – 91

92

92- 93- 94

94-95

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

    10

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Part 2

Cont.

                                                    

Unit 8:  Understanding Main Ideas

What is a Main Idea? 

Finding the Main Idea

     Exercises 1 -2 - 3

     Exercises 4 – 5 -  6 

 

 Unit 9:  Identifying Patterns of Organization

The Importance of Patterns

Five Patterns of Organization in English

 

                     

 

 

96

97

98 - 101

102 - 106

 

107

108

108

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

    

 

 

 

Part 2

Cont.

 

                             TEST TWO

                                    and                

Patterns and their Signal Words

Listing Pattern

     Exercises 1-2-3

Sequence Pattern

    Exercises 4-5-6-7

 

 

 

 

109

 

110-112

112-113

114-117

 

 

 

12

 

   

 

 

 

Part 2

Cont.

 

Unit 9:  (Continue)

Comparison / Contrast Pattern

   Exercise 8

   Exercise 9 (homework)

Cause / Effect Pattern

Identifying Causes and Effects

   Exercise 11

Multiple Causes and Effects

   Exercises 12 – 13

   Exercises 14-15 (homework)

 

 

117-119

119-120

121

 

122

123

124

125-126

127-128

 

 

 

 

13

   

 

 

 

Part 2

Cont.

  

Unit 9: (Continue)

Problem / Solution Pattern

Signal words and the Problem / Solution Pattern

    Exercise 16

Recognizing Patterns

   Exercises 19-20

 

Unit 10:  Summarizing

What is Summarizing?

    Exercise 1

Summarizing a Sentence

    Exercise 2

 

 

 

 

128-129

129

133

 

 

 

141

142-143

143

144

 

 

 14

 

 

                            REVISION BEFORE FINAL EXAM

 

 

 

The Language of Medicine in English

 

Weekly Plan

 

 

      Weeks

 

 

                       Material to be covered

week 1

Chapter 1: Highlights from the History of Medicine:

             Ancient medicine, 1-7

                     -Paragraphs topic

                     -Vocabulary acquisition          

 

week 2

Chapter 1(ctd): Highlights from the history of medicine:

                 Medieval, Renaissance and Modern medicine. 8-19

                      -Paragraphs topic

                     -Vocabulary acquisition

 

week 3

Chapter 1(ctd)  : -Special terms

                     - Medical vocabulary

                     -Vocabulary practice

week 4

Chapter 1 (ctd): -Discussing medical matters.

                    - Analyzing words and word parts

                     -Using new words and phrases

                     -Comprehension

week 5

Chapter 2: Human Anatomy:

                     The skeletal-muscular system. 1-7

                          -Paragraph topic

                          -Vocabulary acquisition

week 5

Chapter 2 (ctd):                   

     A-The human heart: description and function. 8-11

                       -Paragraph topic

                       -Vocabulary acquisition

     B- The respiratory system, the skin and the respiratory systems. 12-15

                        -Paragraph topic

                        - Vocabulary acquisition

week 6

Chapter 2 (ctd):

              The reproduction and  the nervous systems. 16-21

                             -Paragraph topic

                             -Vocabulary acquisition

Revision & exam

week 7

  Chapter 2 (ctd) :Special terms:

                                -General vocabulary

                                -Major systems of the body

                               - Chambers of the heart

                                -Other body parts

 

 

week 8

 

 

Chapter 2 (ctd):

                     - Vocabulary practice

                     -Discussing medical matters

                     -Analyzing words and word parts

                     -Using new words and phrases

                     -Comprehension

                          

week 9

Chapter 3: Disease: Its Symptoms and Treatments

                              Disease symptoms. 1-8

                                 -Paragraph topic

                                 -Vocabulary acquisition

week9

Chapter 3 (ctd):

                               Disease treatment 9-17

                                 -Paragraph topic

                                 -Vocabulary acquisition

week 10

Chapter 3 (cd):  Special terms

                                -Bodily responses to disease

                                -Medication

                                -Medical vocabulary                         

                                -Other medical vocabulary

week 11

 

 

 

 

 

 

———————

week 12

 

 

 

———————

week 13

 

week 14

 

 

 

Chapter 3(ctd)  

                            - vocabulary practice

                            -Discussing medical matters

                            -Analyzing words and word parts

                            -Using new words and phrases

                            -Comprehension

Revision &exam

—————————————————————————

  Chapter 4:  Common Disease and Ailments:

                              Modern Afflictions: Heart diseases  1-8

                                 -Paragraph topic

                                 - Vocabulary acquisition

—————————————————————————      Chapter 4 (ctd) Modern afflictions:  Cancer, diabetes, neurological disorders 9-17

             - Paragraph topic

              -Vocabulary acquisition

—————————————————————————    Chapter 4(cd): Modern diseases: Contagious diseases

    -Topic paragraph, Vocabulary acquisition

 

      Revision & final exam

 

 

                                                       

 

Course number: 133 Najm

Course name: Writing

Textbook: First steps in Academic Writing

Contact: 4 hours a week

Credit Hours: 2

                                                        Weekly Plan

 

 

              Unit/ title

                                         Part

Pages                              

Wk. 1

Registration Week. Course Requirements & Objectives.

 

 

 

Wk. 2

 

Unit 1: Introducing people

Introduction

Part 1: Prewriting – Par. form – Writing practice –

Part 2: Gram. & mechanics – Homework: paragraph form.   

p. VII

    3-7

    8-17

 

Wk. 3

 

Unit 1: Introducing people

Part 3: Sentence structure – Simple sentences – Connecting words - Sentence combining.

Part 4: The writing process – Review Q. – Free writing.       

 18-23

 

 24-28

 

 

 

Wk. 4

 

 

 

Unit 2: Writing instructions

Brainstorming –

Part 1: Time-order paragraphs – Outlining – Time Order Transitional Signals – Homework: How to clean your house…  

Part 2: Sentence structure – Compound sentences – Coordinating conjunctions – Comma splices – Sentence combining  

    32

 33-43

 

 

 44-54 

 

Wk. 5

 

Unit 2: Writing instructions

Part 3: Grammar & mechanics: capitalization – Commas - 

Part 4: The writing process – Paragraph checklist – Time order paragraph practice (write a paragraph)

 55-63

 

64-67

 

 

Wk. 6

 

 

Unit 3: Describing

Prewriting: Descriptive details; activity -   

Part 1: Organization – Descriptions – Space order par. – Space order outlining – Being specific (practice) 

Part 2: Grammar & mechanics (Adj. & prepositions) – Prep. Phrases – Writing practice (describe a room) 

 70-71

 72-78

 

 

 79-84

 

 

Wk. 7

 

 

Unit 3: Describing

Part 3: Sentence structure: Prep. phrases in space & time order (position, punctuation, identification, moving) – R Q  Sentence combining (exercise)  

Part 4: The writing process – R Q – Clustering – Describing a place (write a paragraph) – Par. Checklist (write final draft) Homework (choose 1,2,3, or 4 p.97)

 84-90

 

 

 91-97

 

 

 

Wk.8

 

Unit 4: Listing characteristics

Prewriting (activity) –

Part 1: Organization – paragraph parts – The topic sentence

Practice (topic sentences)

The supporting sentences – paragraph unity & practice     

 99-103

 

 

104-112

 

 

Wk. 9

 

 

Wk. 9

 

 

Unit 4: Listing characteristics

 

Unit 4: Listing char.

 

Listing order paragraph & listing order transitional signals The concluding sentence – Detailed outlining – Writing practice p.118

Part 2: Sent. structure – simple & compound sentences (R)

Run-on sentences – Fixing comma splices & run-on sent.  Sentence combining

112-118

 

 

119-125

 

121-125

 

Wk.10

 

Unit 4: Listing characteristics

Part 3: Grammar & mechanics –Adverbs – Formation of adverbs – Identifying Adj. & Adv. – Writing practice 3

Part 4: The writing process – Writing practice 4 -   Additional writing (choose one out of 3 p. 133

125-130

 

 

131-133

 

 

Wk. 11

 

 

Unit 5: Stating reasons & using  examples

Prewriting – Activity

Part 1: Organization – Reasons & examples – Transition signals with reasons – Transition signals with examples – Writing practice (Using examples)

Part 2:  Sentence structure – independent & dependent clauses – subordinating conjunctions – Complex sentences

Kinds of sentences – Fragments – Sent. Comb. (practice)

 

135-147

 

 

 

148-158

 

 

 

 

 

Wk. 12

 

 

Unit 5: Stating reasons & Using examples

 

Part 3: Grammar & mechanics – Commas: 4 more rules – Comma practice – Capitalization: 2 more rules – Personal letter form – Writing practice ( A personal letter)

Part 4: The writing process – Review Q. – Writing practice: Using reasons & examples (5 steps) – Homework (additional writing: Choose 1 topic pp. 168/169)  

158-165

 

 

 

166-169

 

 

 

Wk. 13

 

 

 

Unit 6: Expressing your opinion

Prewriting – Activity (Answer Qs. 1&2 pp.172-174)

Part 1: Organization – facts & opinion – model paragraph & Questions – Transition signals for opinions – Writing practice: expressing opinion (5 steps) 

Part 2: Sentence structure & gram. – Adj. clauses – Punctuating & writing adj. clauses – Sentences with adj. clauses – practice – Sentence fragments – fixing fragments

Writing practice (sentence combining)     

170-181

 

 

 

 

182-194

 

 

Wk. 14

 

 

Unit 6: Expressing your opinion

 

Part 3: Mechanics (Business Letter Form) – Writing practice (A Business Letter)

Part 4: The Writing Process (R Q) – Writing practice

(5 steps) – Additional writing (choose 1 out of 4)

 

195-198

 

199-201

 

 

 

 

 

 
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