1. English 99, 101, and 102
English Language (1802099)
This remedial course aims at helping students acquire the primary skills of English language to expand their knowledge and proficiency in the field concerned. To achieve the above-mentioned goal, the course focuses on developing the student's vocabulary and grammar which can also be activated through different communicative skills such as speaking and making dialogues related to some social situations of their daily life.
English Language I (1802101)
This multi-skill intermediate English course aims at enhancing and developing students' abilities in the four basic skills of English: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The Course includes activities that tackle these skills through learning basic sentence patterns, various elements of grammar, tenses, auxiliaries, Yes-No and tag questions, passive, negative, agreement, articles, conditional sentences and noun references. Moreover, the course is designed to help students' analytical thinking.
English Language II (1802102
This intermediate English course is a continuation of the previous multi-skill English course 101. It aims at further consolidation of the four language skills through more sophisticated teaching material. In addition, the course focuses on the concentration and usage of non-complex sentences, comparison of adjectives and adverbs, clauses, wh-questions, gerundsand infinitives.
Arabic 99, 101
This course aims at improving students’ proficiency level in a number of linguistic skills relevant to reading comprehension and appreciation. To meet this end, students will be engaged in studying some carefully-selected reading texts that address several linguistic issues concerning spelling, syntax and using classical and modern dictionaries. More specifically, the course focuses on studying the dictation orthography, traditional or Quranic orthography, the taa’, the alef, Hamza, elision, addition, nominal sentences, subject-verb agreement, the topic-comment structure, parsing, pseudo verbs, punctuation marks and numbers. For further practice, students are required to apply the acquired skills in studying literary and Quranic texts as well as journalistic articles besides writing short essays that reflect the knowledge they obtain.
The main goal of this remedial course is to improve and enhance students’ linguistic, stylistic and research skills in Arabic. This will be achieved through studying a number of invoking texts that allow practicing several linguistic skills such as the lexicon, semantics, comprehension and writing, some basic practical morphological and syntactic issues. The texts adopted will be of different types like Quranic texts, Hadith, literary texts (prose and poetry) and other eloquently written texts.
Arabic for non-native speakers