ENG 224 : English Grammar
This course focuses on the fundamental rules of English grammar as they relate to sentence structure and function. Explores different systems of analysis including an introduction to the analysis of texts.
ENG 401 : Advanced English Grammar
The course provides an intensive investigation into contemporary English sentence structure, function, and meaning. It also analyzes how structure types and sentence relationships are realized in various texts and genres. In addition, the course discusses issues relative to descriptive/prescriptive approaches to language.
ENG 331 : The Sound Pattern of Language
Examines the nature of the rules governing the sound system of language with special emphasis on English. Introduces the study of the physiology of speech production and phonetic transcription through practical exercises. Students also examine inflectional and derivational rules in language and study word formation processes.
ENG 234 : Language in Society
ENG234 examines language variation within different linguistic communities and looks at various social factors that may explain such variation. Readings and lectures will explore issues in sociolinguistics such as Language, standard language, dialect, accent, register, style, pidgins , creoles, code switching and multilingualism.
ENG 302 : Stylistics
ENG 302 examines the essential concepts and techniques of literary stylistics, and uses literary texts to illustrate and explain a variety of English language structures.
ENG 321 : Cultures in Contact
This Course introduces students to the ways in which language and culture influence human interaction in a variety of cultural and interpersonal contexts. It covers a broad range of topics, including perception differences, worldview, identity, verbal and nonverbal styles of communication, and the effect of bias and conflicting value systems on cross‐cultural communication.
COM 102 : Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum
This course builds on the basic writing skills acquired in COM 101 to improve the academic writing of students and prepare them for the various types of writing they are likely to find in advanced courses at this university. The course focuses on the development of critical thinking, active reading, and analytical writing skills across the curriculum. Students will learn and practice the writing structures and forms necessary to implement and express these skills.
COM 001: Fundamentals of Writing
This course develops the skills of reading and writing and teaches grammar competencies needed to write complex English sentences. Students will learn how to write and support topic sentences and build coherent and unified paragraphs.
ENG 223 : Introduction to Language Study
Defines language and how it works. Leads students to examine their own beliefs and attitudes about language and provides them with techniques for language analysis. Topics covered include: grammar and appropriate usage, oral vs. written language, formal vs. informal language, standard vs. non-standard languages, language universals, and language typology
ENG 208: Public Speaking
ENG 208 introduces students to the art of public speaking, debate, and argument. It focuses on teaching critical thinking, organization, oral communication, and listening skills. The course aims at developing students’ confidence as public speakers by teaching them the elements of effective oral presentations.