قسم اللغه الإنجليزيه و أدابها

1.     Reading Comprehension.

2.  Communication Skills

3.     English Grammar

4.     Language Skills

5.     Morphology and Lexical Studies

6.     Introduction to Linguistics

7.     Vocabulary

8.     Composition (Writing Skills).

9.     Introduction to English Literature

10.  Advanced Reading

11.  History of the English Language

12.  Translation Principles

13.  Syntax

14.  First and Second Language Acquisition

15.  Mass Media Translation

16.  English Language Teaching

17.  Advanced Writing

18.  English Language Testing

19.  Translation of Business and Legal Texts

20.  Discourse Analysis

21.  Literary Criticism

22.  Special Topic in Literature

23.  Special Topic in Linguistics

24.  Drama: Shakespeare

25.  Semantics

26.  Semantics and Pragmatics

27.  Theories of Translation

28.  Stylistics

29.  Literary Translation

30.  Lexicology

31.  Research Methodology

32.  Advanced Syntax

33.  Contrastive Linguistics

34.  Historical Linguistics

35.  Sociolinguistics

36.  Psycholinguistics

37.  Lexicology and Lexicography

38.  English Novel

39.  Modern English and American Poetry

40.  World Literature

41.  Literary Theory

42.  Comparative Literature

43.   Modern Trends in Drama

44.  Modern English and American Novel

45.  Research Methodology

 

 

 

 

Courses of English Language and Literature
(Master Degree)
Arabic Open University of North America

 

 

 

Student must complete at least Ten of the Following Courses

1.        LITERATURE IN ENGLISH: SHORTER GENRES

A selection of shorter literary texts (short stories, poems, essays) will be studied. Students will be introduced to the elements of various genres and to a variety of interpretive approaches. Considerable emphasis will be placed on the development of critical skills in reading and writing.

2.          LITERATURE IN ENGLISH: LONGER GENRES

A selection of longer literary texts - novels and plays- will be studied. Students will be introduced to the elements of the various genres and to a variety of interpretive approaches. Considerable emphasis will be placed on the development of critical skills in reading and writing.



3.          STUDYING CULTURE:  A CRITICAL INTRODUCTION

An introduction to the fields of Cultural Studies and Critical Theory with a study of a range of theoretical approaches to culture as a site of meaning, identities, power, and pleasure.  Considerable emphasis will be placed on the development of effective writing skills.

4.        A HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE

A survey centering on the history of English literature from its origins to the present providing a grounding in literary historical periods, genres and critical approaches to works by canonical and non-canonical authors. Emphasis will be placed on critical skills in reading and writing.

5.        CONTEMPORARY CRITICAL APPROACHES TO LITERATURE

This course will offer a grounding in reading literary texts from a range of contemporary critical approaches.

6.          THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH DRAMA

English drama from the medieval period to the close of the 18th century (excluding Shakespeare).

7.         CREATIVE WRITING INQUIRY

A creative writing seminar and workshop based on the Inquiry model of self-directed research and collaboration. Students will exercise their creative talents in a variety of genres and work independently and in groups to develop critical skills and problem solving techniques.

8.         STUDIES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE

A study of some of the most important writers who developed American literature as a distinctive mode of writing in English.

9.          STUDIES IN WOMEN WRITERS

A closely focused course on women's writing in English. The topic for the course varies, sometimes concentrating on specific issues, sometimes on an historical period or national literature. Relevant feminist theory will be a component of the course.

10.       SHAKESPEARE: SELECTED PLAYS

A study of a representative selection of plays.

11.       JANE AUSTEN

A critical evaluation of a selection of Jane Austen's work with a focus on exploring late 18th- and early 19th-century British culture.

12.      THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH

This course covers the emergence of English from the Indo-European language group and the major changes which mark its evolution into a global language of the present.

13.      THEORIES OF LANGUAGE

This course will introduce language theories of origin and nature in their cultural contexts, including those which are now being invented.

14.      READING THE BESTSELLER: CONTEMPORARY BRITISH FICTION

An exploration of possible critical vocabularies for the analysis of recent British fiction in light of how bestseller lists, prizes, publicity and media adaptability now shape the writing, marketing and reading of fiction.

15.       CANADIAN SHORT STORIES

Canadian short stories from the early 20th century to the present, including French-Canadian (in translation) and aboriginal. Gender, race, class and power issues will be discussed.



 

 

 

 

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