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An introduction to linguistics research. Topics include: choosing a topic, taking notes, shaping and composing a project,  using the library, developing documentation kills, illustrations from experimental studies in TESOL and linguistics focusing on hypothesis, data collection, results and conclusion.
 
  BA, 4th year
  
An introduction to the theory of meaning in natural language. Topics include: reference, deixis, semantic features, ambiguity and sense relations: synonymy, polysemy, homonymy, hyponymy.
BA , 3rd year
  
This course  investigates the organization of language beyond the sentence in both speech and writing focusing on cohesion and coherence.
BA, 3rd year
  
 An overview of  transformational  grammar  and sentence deep structure through intensive  exercises on sentence analysis.
BA, 3rd year
  
This course is an introduction to linguistic contrastive analysis. It concentrates on the morphological and syntactic differences  between Arabic and English. 
BA,  3rd year
  
This course  examines the standards of textuality in written and spoken discourse. It focuses on cohesion, coherence, informativity, acceptability, intentionality, situationality and inter-texuality. It highlights their pedagogical applications.
MA , 2nd year
  
An introduction to articulatory phonetics. Topics include organs of speech, sound classes, places of articulation, manners of articulation, tone and intonation, phonetic processes. Practical drills  are conducted in the language lab.
 
 
BA, 2nd year
  
The course  is an introduction to sociolinguistics.  It provides a brief account of language variation across communication, i.e. the role of situational variables in linguistic expression and discourse structure. 
BA, 4th  year
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Increasing students' vocabulary. Topics include word classes, word relations,  morpheme-type, morphological processes: derivation, back–formation, morphological analysis.
BA, 2nd year
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This course offers systematic training in the use of monolingual and bilingual dictionaries. It covers such topics as lexical sets, lexical selection, lexical relations, and componential features of lexical items.
MA, 1st year
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 An introduction to the sub-disciplines of linguistic. Topics include: the origins of language, definitions of language, the principles of linguistic analysis; the evolution of linguistics. The course is taught in Arabic.
BA, 1st year
  
Providing prospective graduates with training in public & private sector organizations. Training is supervised by experienced professionals in such organizations and faculty members from the department.
 
BA, 3rd year
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This course  examines established and recent methods of foreign language teaching. It also investigates the theoretical approaches related to the methods studied.
MA, 2nd year
  
This course  is an overview of the different parts of speech, building sentences,  varying the sentences, combining sentences. Computers are used for grammatical drills.
BA, 2nd year
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Focus is on the basic vocabulary and professional expressions used in tourism. Topics include: travel programs, travel contracts, transportation, reservations, methods of payment, tourism brochures, and analysis of tourism in Jordan.
 
BA, 3rd year
  
Developing the students' pronunciation and speaking skills at both segmental and supra-segmental levels of English in key words, phrases and sentences. Training students to produce short patterns and intonation.
 
BA, 1st year
  
Training on skimming and scanning, paraphrasing, using the dictionary, writing outlines and  summaries, collecting  information  from the library and the  internet.
BA, 2nd  year
  
This course continues to develop the four language skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing. It involves on-line computer-based training  which provides a wide choice of materials.
BA, 2nd year
  
Public speaking skills outside the classroom, especially in situations which require successful communication in English, listening to public speeches in different occasions, identification of the elements of public speaking: promotion of free expression, conversational exchange, and objective discussion.
 
2nd year
  
Topics include: the problems surrounding language teaching and learning, the ongoing debate between traditional views of language learning and more ‘communicative’, ‘ natural’, ‘ task-based’ approaches; interaction between linguistics and other disciplines to produce a rich and complex model of the knowledge.
MA, 1st year
  
This course aims at introducing students to the various methods of teaching ESP skills in different settings.
BA, 4th year
  
Focus is  on the general organization of the essay and the standard rhetorical composition devices.  practice of writing different types of essay: narrative, argumentative, descriptive...etc.
BA, 2nd year
  
This course  develops the English language skills needed for academic purposes. It deals with the four basic skills  focusing on of reading and listening strategies needed in academic English.
BA, 1st year
  
The course develops the language skills needed for academic purposes focusing on  writing and speaking. Writing involves  summarizing and producing different types of paragraph, and speaking deals with  developing public speaking skills.
BA, 1st year
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This course introduces the theory of meaning in natural languages. Emphasis is on topics related to reference, deixis, paradigmatic and syntagmatic aspects of word meaning,  componential analysis, conceptual approaches, sense relations, lexical fields and hierarchies.
MA, 1st year
  
 This course covers methodological approaches to research in linguistics (qualitative, quantitative), collecting and analyzing data; research ethics and documentation.
MA, 1st year
  
This course provides an overview of the fundamental aspects of linguistics including the basics of phonology,  phonetics,  morphology,  syntax,  and semantics in different  languages with emphasis on English .
BA, 1st year
  
Developing the students writing skills at the  paragraph levels using logical relationships and  different types of paragraph developments including comparison and contrast, cause and effect, description, definition, narration. 
  
Practice of reading strategies including skimming, scanning, locating topic sentences and topics, guessing meaning of words from context….etc , and introduction to text analysis with a special focus on cohesion and coherence.
BA, 1st year
  
Overview of  the relevance of psycholinguistics and socio-linguistics to foreign language learning and teaching, error analysis, communication strategies.
 
BA, 3rd year
  
Topics include: definitions of ESP (English for Specific Purposes), the connection between ESP, on one hand, and ELT (English Language Teaching), EAP ((English for Academic Purposes), EOP (English for occupational purposes) on the other
BA, 3rd year
  
 Topics include development of major teaching  methods in EFL; teaching reading, writing, listening, speaking, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation; correction of errors, lesson planning, classroom management, and testing.
 
BA, 3rd year
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This course introduces students to the different approaches to analyzing the linguistic forms acquired by second language learners, inter-language systems, and types and causes of errors. Special attention is given errors made by Arabic speakers learning English, and how they relate to the differences between the two languages. Emphasis is placed on contrasting English and Arabic in terms of phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics.
2014-2015
  
The course provides an overview of the major concerns, theoretical issues and areas related to foreign/second language acquisition or learning from an applied linguistic perspective and their manifestation in the language classroom. Students will be provided with an account of the major approaches and hypotheses in areas central to the second language theory
2014-2015
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The course provides an overview of the major concerns, theoretical issues and areas related to foreign/second language acquisition or learning from an applied linguistic perspective and their manifestation in the language classroom. Students will be provided with an account of the major approaches and hypotheses in areas central to the second language theory