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Bachelor’s in English Language

Faculty of Languages, Sana’a University

English Language Program

General Information about the Program

Program Title

English Language (Bachelor’s)

Awarding Body/ Institution

Faculty of Languages

Teaching Institution/ Responsible Department

Department of English, Faculty of Languages

Other departments involved in teaching the program

Departments of Arabic, French, Translation & Computer & University Requirement Unit

Medium of Instruction

English

Program Start Year (for Newly Specified Programs)

2020-2021

Study Mode

Regular (minimum attendance 70%)

Place of Study

Faculty of Languages

Study System

Semesters

Duration of the Program

Four years of study (eight semesters)

Possible Future Career Options for Graduates

English language teachers, translators or any job that requires English proficiency

Levels of Award/ Final Award

Bachelor’s Degree in English Language

Prerequisite Qualifications

High School Degree

Required Average Grade for Admission

Minimum attendance 70%

Other Requirements

Entrance Exam

Program Coordinator

Assoc. Prof. IbraheemNaji Ahmed Tagaddeen

Date of Program Specification/


Latest Accreditation

Department Council 26 August 2019

Faculty Academic Committee 27 August 2019

Faculty Council28 August 2019

Program Aims

  1. Offering opportunities for students to engage with various English courses which enable them to develop their academic and professional skills and interests within the fields of English language studies.
  2. Enhancing students’ awareness and understanding of the nature, uses and varieties of the English Language, along with its broader contexts in linguistic study.
  3. Developing students’ skills in close reading, literary analysis, and effective oral and written communication in English.
  4. Promoting both a comprehensive understanding of English language and a critical appreciation of its cultural and historical significance through the study of English language, literature and culture
  5. Equipping students with skills, theoretical concepts and empirical knowledge necessary to engage with, evaluate and analyze the use of language in everyday and institutional contexts
  6. Enabling students to develop competence in key transferable skills, including information gathering, understanding, analyzing and evaluating theories and their practical applications

 

 

Program Mission

To prepare well-trained graduates equipped with the comprehensive knowledge and professional skills in English by offering a stimulating and satisfying learning experience invigorated by the use of recent technology, in order to provide them with opportunities to compete for employment in both the private and public sectors.

Graduate Attributes:

A graduate holding a Bachelor’s Degree in English Language Studies from the Faculty of Languages should demonstrate the following attributes:

  1. Proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.
  2. Able to differentiate between fundamental concepts in language and literature studies.
  3. Able to use all four English language skills across diverse professional contexts.
  4. Capable of analyzing and critiquing texts in a systematic and professional manner.
  5. Able to communicate skillfully in both written and verbal forms.
  6. Proficient in producing innovative and scholarly research papers, adhering to the principles of academic honesty and research integrity.
  7. Capable to apply and employ specialized knowledge in professional practice within relevant fields.
  8. Proficient in using computers and technological applications to remain abreast of modern scientific and technical developments in language-related fields and applications.
  9. Able to engage positively with diverse cultures while upholding religious, cultural, and social values.
  10. Ready to assume ethical, academic, and professional responsibilities within their area of specialization.
  11. Able to use linguistic knowledge with its multiple skills for the holistic development of society.
  12. Able to compete effectively at regional and local levels in relevant domains.
  13. Committed to self-education and continuous learning throughout life.

Program Study Plan

Year 1 (First Semester)

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Course Code No.

New Course Title

Total Credit Hours

Total

Theoretical

Seminar

Practical

Training

1

DR 11

Grammar (1)

3

 

 

 

 

2

DR 12

Reading(1)

3

 

 

 

 

3

DR 13

Writing (1)

3

 

 

 

 

4

DR 14

Listening and Speaking (1)

3

 

 

 

 

5

UR 15

Arabic (1)

3

 

 

 

 

6

UR 16

Islamic Culture

3

 

 

 

 

7

UR 17

Arab-Israeli Conflict

3

 

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours

21

Year 1 (Second Semester)

#

Course Code No.

New Course Title

Total Credit Hours

Total

Theoretical

Seminar

Practical

Training

1

DR 21

Grammar (2)

3

 

 

 

 

2

DR 22

Reading(2)

3

 

 

 

 

3

DR 23

Writing (2)

3

 

 

 

 

4

DR 24

Listening and Speaking (2)

3

 

 

 

 

5

UR 25

Arabic (2)

3

 

 

 

 

6

UR 26

National Culture

3

 

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours

18

Year 2 (Third Semester)

#

Course Code No.

New Course Title

Total Credit Hours

Total

Theoretical

Seminar

Practical

Training

1

DR 31

Advanced Communication Skills

3

 

 

 

 

2

FR 32

Critical Thinking Skills

2

 

 

 

 

3

DR 33

Academic Writing Skills

3

 

 

 

 

4

DR 34

Communicative Grammar

3

 

 

 

 

5

DR 35

Introduction to Linguistics

3

 

 

 

 

6

DR 36

Introduction to Literature

3

 

 

 

 

7

FR 37

Computer Skills

2

 

 

 

 

8

FR 38

French (1)

2

 

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours

21

Year 2 (Fourth Semester)

#

Course Code No.

New Course Title

Total Credit Hours

Total

Theoretical

Seminar

Practical

Training

1

DR 41

Debating & Public Speaking Skills

3

 

 

 

 

2

DR 42

Critical Reading

3

 

 

 

 

3

DR 43

Business Correspondence

3

 

 

 

 

4

FR 44

French (2)

2

 

 

 

 

5

DR 45

Introduction to Translation (Theory & Practice)

3

 

 

 

 

6

FR 46

Self-Learning

2

 

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours

16

Year 3 (Fifth Semester)

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Course Code No.

New Course Title

Total Credit Hours

Total

Theoretical

Seminar

Practical

Training

1

DR 51

Phonetics & Phonology

3

 

 

 

 

2

DR 52

Creative Non-Fiction

3

 

 

 

 

3

DR 53

Poetry

3

 

 

 

 

4

DR 54

English For Specific Purposes (Theory & Practice)

3

 

 

 

 

5

DR 55

English for Media & Journalism

3

 

 

 

 

6

DR 56

Professional & Technical Writing

3

 

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours

18

Year 3 (Sixth Semester)

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Course Code No.

New Course Title

Total Credit Hours

Total

Theoretical

Seminar

Practical

Training

1

DR 61

Morphology & Lexical Studies

3

 

 

 

 

2

DR 62

Drama

3

 

 

 

 

3

DR 63

Novel

3

 

 

 

 

4

DR 64

English Syntax

3

 

 

 

 

5

DR 65

English Language Varieties

3

 

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours

15

Year 4 (Seventh Semester)

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Course Code No.

New Course Title

Total Credit Hours

Total

Theoretical

Seminar

Practical

Training

1

DR 71

Intro. to Semantics & Pragmatics

3

 

 

 

 

2

DR72

Intro. to Stylistic Analysis

3

 

 

 

 

3

DR 73

Modern Fiction

3

 

 

 

 

4

FR 74

Entrepreneurial Skills

2

 

 

 

 

5

FR 75

Research Methods

3

 

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours

14

Year 4 (Eighth Semester)

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Course Code No.

New Course Title

Total Credit Hours

Total

Theoretical

Seminar

Practical

Training

1

DR 81

TEFL

3

 

 

 

 

2

FR 82

Graduation Project

 

 

3

 

 

3

DR 83

Discourse Analysis

3

 

 

 

 

4

DR 84

Modern Critical Approaches

3

 

 

 

 

5

DR 85

Technology Enhanced Language Learning

3

 

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours

15

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