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تحميل الدليل التدريبي

أسئلة شائعة


 

I.                   Language and Culture-2

 

1.         Introduction to Sociolinguistics:

 

A Study of Language in relation to society and culture.

 

2.         Languages, Langue Dialects, and the social context of use.

 

1.                  Vernacular and Lingua Franca.

 

2.                  Pidgin and Creoles.

 

3.                  Register.

 

4.                  Standard Vs. Non Standard Language.

 

5.                  Dialect, Idiolect and Diglossia.

 

6.                  American English – The socio-historical background.

 

7.                  American English – Its distinctive features.

 

8.                  The Dialects of the U.S.A.

 

9.                  Language and Gender.

 

10.              Societal varieties and Language Attitudes.

 

11.              Code-Mixing and Code-switching.

 

 


 

Course Syllabus: Introduction to Literature

 

Credit Hours: 3

Week

Forms and topics

1

Course English Literature – Its background  Beowulf– Its literary value.

2

Middle English Literature – Its background – Geoffrey Chaucer.

3

Elizabethan Literature – Drama Christopher Marlowe, Dr. Faustus (Non textual study)

4

Shakespeare’s plays Macbeth, Othello, The Merchant of Venice.

5

What is poem?  Reading a few Elizabethan poems.

Shakespeare: Sonnet No. 12 & 65

Milton’s: On His Blindness

6

Classicism in Literature – Definition and characteristics.  Some Classical poets.

7

Romanticism – Definition and characteristics.  Some Classical poets.

8

Reading 19th Century poetry (poems to be prescribed).

9

Tennyson’s Crossing the Bar.

10

Victorian Novels – Short introduction – George Eliot.

11

George Eliot, Silas Marner (Non-textual study).

12

Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd (Non-textual study).

13

Literature of the 20th Century – Modernity.

14

Reading a Modern Novel (Non-textual study) William Golding, Lord of the Flies.

15

Reading a Modern Play or a poem (to be announced).

16

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Evaluation:

 

Students are expected to be responsible about class attendance. 

 

Projects should be handed before the end of term.  The final grade will be based on the students’ performance according to the following:

 

Mid-Term Test            30%

Project          10%

Final Examination   60%

Total     100%

 

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