This Course introduces students to the academic study of literary texts with a special emphasis on advancing the main skills of reading and interpretation. The course covers the three main genres of literature from different historical periods, namely poetry, fiction and drama.
The course of 'introduction to linguistics' is provided by Professor Driouch for second year students in the English department. It is scheduled on Thursdays from 15:45 to 17:45. It generally introduces students to the field linguistics as a scietific study of Language.
This module aims at providing the S 3 students with the awareness and understanding of the main components and skills needed to become efficient public speakers and debaters. It also develops, in them, a good sense of speech appropriateness, relevance, and fluency.
• To develop the students’ communicative performance
• To enable them to prepare a variety of relevant speeches and deliver them in a professional way
• To initiate the students to the technics of debating
The course introduces the students to advanced literary analysis. It includes a 19th century novel and a 20th century play that qualify them to provide more in-depth critical readings of the texts.
This course introduces students to the field of language acquisition with a focus on the main theories explaining first language acquisition. By the end of this course, the students should be able to:
This course aims at consolidating the student’s study of the essay as a major genre in contemporary culture, and to initiate the student to research. The first part of the course provides a review and consolidation of essay writing in which the student has been trained in previous modules. The second provides a general introduction to college project and research writing. This part is designed develop not only the student’s understanding of the mechanics of writing, but also his/her ability to be critical about his/her own writing through systematically raising your awareness of the many different facets of the writing process, from grammatical structure, punctuation and vocabulary, to an understanding and appreciation of the broader principles of good writing – coherence and good argument structure, an awareness of style and register, and formatting conventions, to name just a few. Most importantly, it strives to help the student to develop a sense of autonomy, control, and self-confidence. Throughout this course, two main references will be used: Writing Academic English (Fourth Edition) and Writing Up Your University Assignments and Research Projects : A practical handbook.