This course is based on a textbook that enhances the main skills of listening comprehension, reading, writing and oral skills. French for Specialization I covers the following grammatical content: present tense, the main rules concerning nouns and adjectives, possessive pronouns, numbers, negation, prepositions, demonstrative, relative and personal pronouns.
This course is to be taken during the same semester as French for Specialization I. It aims at improving pronunciation and additionally focuses on the grammatical skills discussed in French for Specialization I through the use of additional exercises. Moreover, this course focuses on dictation and the four language skills.
This course focuses on the basic skills in French: listening comprehension, reading, writing amd oral skills. French for specialization II covers the following grammatical content: past tense (passé composé, imparfait), futur, conditionnel, imperative and indirect speech.
This course is to be taken during the same semester as French for Specialization II. It aims at improving pronunciation and additionally focuses on the grammatical skills discussed in French for Specialization II through the use of additional exercises. Moreover, this course focuses on dictation and the four language skills.
This course introduces French linguistics, its different branches and terminology. It encourages students to think about language, its nature and functions while insisting on phonetic, syntactic and lexical characteristics of French and their usage.
|2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013|
This course improves the comprehension skill by using tapes containing conversations dealing with different subjects of French life. This will help the students to get used to ways of expressing themselves in different situations and to improve their pronunciation. Furthermore, the course aims to give the student the necessary skills to understand authentic written texts, to enrich his vocabulary and to teach him to understand texts globally.
By using tapes of an advanced level of language, this course improves the comprehension of oral French texts in the different situations of life. Furthermore, the course aims to give the student the necessary skills to understand authentic written texts, to enrich his vocabulary and to teach him to understand texts globally.
The course provides the student with the skills of translating from French into idiomatic and correct Arabic, and vice versa. This is done through authentic and varied texts written in French and Arabic (journalistic, cultural, scientific, etc.). The student is taught how to avoid literal translation while concentrating on the comprehension of the source language.
|2011-2012, 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016|
This course enables the student to translate authentic varied texts (journalistic, scientific, cultural, etc.) from Arabic into French. It focuses on the vocabulary and structures of each field. Writing in French should be clear avoiding literal translation.
This course aims at exploring the different methods of language teaching used through history, as well as comparing between methods of teaching native and foreign languages. There zill be a focus on methods used in Jordanian schools. The course requirements include an internship in a school; and the grade given for the internship report will be included in the final evaluation.
In this course, the language is taught in depth. French for Beginners II develops the skills acquired in French for Beginners I, i. e. listening comprehension, reading, writing and oral skills. It covers other new fields such as inviting, describing one’s home, giving one’s opinion, describing people’s appearance and personality and the weather. In addition, new grammatical issues will be covered, such as past tenses, future tense and pronouns.
This course insists on the basic skills in French: Listening comprehension, reading, writing and oral skills. French for Specialization III covers the following grammatical content: revision of the different past tenses, systematization of the subjunctive, comparison and conditional clauses
This course teaches the language (vocabulary and structures) used in the field of business. Written and oral texts and dialogues reflecting every day business situations are used. It teaches students how to write business letters and teaches the principles of book keeping and business administration through case studies.
This course helps the student to pass gradually from the short to the long text by concentrating on the complex sentence (relation of time, cause, effect, concession, etc.), that guarantees the coherence of any text. It will help the student to improve his competence in writing.
In this course the student learns how to write simple texts like personal letters, formal letters, petitions and short stories, by imitating models of texts
This course provides a more intensive application of the knowledge acquired in French Linguistics I. It focuses, through practical exercises, on lexicology, semantics and pragmatics of French.
After Writing I and Writing II, the student is expected to write short texts in simple and clear French. In Advanced Writing, we move to a higher level; the student learns to express his ideas, to discuss, comment and criticize different ideas. He learns how to write articles and essays.
This course teaches vocabulary and professional skills in the field of tourism. By doing practical exercises, the student improves his written and oral language and learns necessary skills for the different professions in the field of tourism.