The study program in the Department of English Language with its two divisions, Literature and Translation, is one of the distinguished departments in the College of Arts. To excel in education and scientific research and encourage it based on quality programs, those programs that were developed to serve the education and scientific research, and to exploit those programs and courses to serve the other generation.
The Department of English aspires to be the college's channel for cultural and civilizational communication with different cultures in the corresponding departments in local, regional, and international universities.
The department's mission lies in meeting the needs of the Libyan labor market in terms of researchers and missionaries in the field of literary and critical English studies, comparative literature, and translation, with specifications that serve scientific research and society in accordance with quality standards locally, internationally and globally
Preparing scientifically qualified cadres and human elements and opening job opportunities by preparing and training them according to quality standards.
Learn about the English language and its ancient cultural heritage through courses developed by specialists in this field.
Focusing on the applied side by training students on listening and speaking skills to prepare them on how to deal with such an atmosphere that speaks English.
Work on training students in the field of translation and interpretation and qualifying them as translators to work in companies, embassies, and conferences, as well as translating international literary works.
Giving the student moral courage, and improving his creative ability, which leads him to success in the media and propaganda, and TV and audio programs in English, which enables him to raise various cultural and intellectual societal issues. And preparing him to be able to recite and analyze poetry and other literary aspects.
5- Graduating batches of holders of a bachelor’s degree in translation who are able to join the postgraduate program, whether at home or abroad.
Graduating qualified teachers and staff in the field of English language, translating the visions and ideas of non-Arabic speaking countries, and facilitating dialogue and communication between peoples. This is done only by applying quality standards in giving good information to the English language student at the Faculty of Arts.
Bachelor’s degree: Licenciate in Arts and Education
1.The student must have a high school diploma or its equivalent.2. The regular student should devote him-herself entirely to studying at the college, and not be registered in any other college or institute, and the non-regular student should be subject to the conditions of the relevant department in a manner commensurate with his capabilities and capacity to absorb.
3. His/her grade in the specialized secondary certificate should not be less than the percentage determined by the General People's Committee for Education and Scientific Research, which is announced annually immediately after announcing the results of the specialized secondary exams in their periodicals and the like.
4. Foreign students may be accepted with scholarships at the expense of the community in accordance with the principles and rules that decide on the admission of Libyan students. The university may set conditions for accepting non-Libyan students to study at their own expense in accordance with the legislation in force. It is required that the applicant be a non-Arab Libyan residing in this country as a habitual resident throughout the period of his studies in the college and that he fulfills all the conditions related to the qualification, without prejudice to the rules of reciprocity stipulated in the agreements signed in this regard.
5. The non-Libyan applicant should undertake to pay fees and study expenses in accordance with the regulations, decisions, and legislation issued and in force at the university.
6. To be healthy, free from infectious diseases, and able to follow theoretical and practical lessons.
7. He/ She has to pass the written oral entrance exam in the department.
The Bachelor in English Literature prepares students to qualify for Bachelor in English Literature. The student studies several subjects which have been carefully chosen in this major to cover its different aspects.
It comprises 8 Semesters of study, in which the student will study a total of 122 units, which include 12 units of general subjects, and 102 major units, 4 of elective units. In addition to a final project in the student's major.
Study plan for this program is shown below:
Comprehension 1 learn about reading skills, methods of analyzing the text in the English language, methods of assimilating the text, understanding the meanings of new words used in the text, and methods of employing new words in sentences outside the text to confirm their use from the grammatical and meaning aspects.
|EN1312||Listening and Conversation1||02||Compulsory||+|
The aim of this course is to give students the opportunity to practice and develop the skills of listening and speaking so they can use them fluently. Encouraging students to use certain grammatical structures in order to develop the ability to use language in a good way and improve students' language communication skills, the use of language, and their awareness of the importance of these grammatical structures in the process of communicating in English. Training the student on all kinds of dialogues in English and listening to them will make it easier for him to deal with and speak the target language without any problems. Training students on how to express the images presented in front of them using the English language in order to develop their creative ability
|UT1101||Arabic Language 1||02||General||+|
Editing reports and graduation projectsProper writing and eloquent languageReading courses and extracting information in a smooth wayPreparing research papers in understandable language.
|RT1251||The history of civilization||01||General||+|
Composition 1 provides students with the rhetorical foundations that prepare them for the demands of academic and professional writing. In this course, students will learn and practice the strategies and processes that successful writers employ as they work to accomplish specific purposes.
|UT2102||Arabic language 2||02||General||UT1101||+|
Editing reports and graduation projectsProper writing and eloquent languageReading courses and extracting information in a smooth wayPreparing research papers in understandable language.
|RT1253||Geography of Libya||01||General||RT1251||+|
1. The course aims to enable students of the English Language Department to write in an advanced academic style (moving from learning general English to Academic English) in stages.This is done gradually after the student has passed the first level in the subject of Composition 1, then the second level in the subject of Composition 2, the third in Academic Writing 1 and the fourth in Academic Writing 2, respectively, where the materials and curricula are consistent to unify the outputs and ensure their quality. Accordingly, we were keen on unifying, coordinating and balancing the curriculum in the aforementioned subjects through the use of a series of methodological books that are concerned with the matter, including:(The Longman Academic Writing Series- Fundamental Academic Writing -level 2 by Ann Hogue). 2. The student acquires experience in writing in a way that is consistent and corresponds with his other subjects and what he acquires from those subjects, as he comes out with sufficient training on tenses, conjugation of verbs, sentence structure and types, and a number of topics and vocabulary in accordance with his other subjects, both according to the difficulty and depth of the curriculum. 3. The student acquires skills that enable him to write and enhance his self-confidence and become an independent writer.4.The student will be able to refine his previous writing skills and reinforce them with what he has learned and applied during the entire semester. 5. The student can describe and express his opinion on different topics by writing academic essays on specific topics according to what he has trained and studied.
|EN2312||Listening and Conversation2||02||Compulsory||EN1312||+|
|EN3340||Introduction in translation||02||Compulsory||RT1253||+|
|EN3308T||Academic writing 1||02||Compulsory||EN1308||+|
This course covers all major aspects of writing well-structured academicessays. Students will be engaged in the academic process starting from understanding sentence structure up to organizing academic essays . This courseis based on Introduction to Academic Writing, third edition. This textbook targets intermediate level students; it teaches rhetoric and sentence structure in a straightforward manner, using a step-by-step approach, high interest models, and varied practices . 2. Through this textbook, students will be able improve their writing byimmersing into intensive writing exercises which contain clear step-by-step instructions. Students are never left wondering how to begin or what to do next. 3. Students’ writing skills are sharpened by reinforcing previously mastered skills(which are covered in the previous editions) such as outlining, summary writing, and punctuation. In addition, they will be introduced to different types of essays,such as: descriptive essays, definition essays, comparison/contrast essays and process essays. This variety of essay writing will expand their writing capacities,and it will make them practise more without getting bored. 4. Students grasp points more easily by seeing several examples rather than byreading long explanations. Therefore, explanations are brief, and examples are numerous. Important information such as comma rules, charts of transitionsignals, and sentence “formulas'' is boxed
1- Reading Comprehension 4 is based on Real Reading 4 Creating an Authentic Reading Experience course book which represents upper- intermediate level of intensive reading series for English as a second language learners. The books in this series feature high-interest readings that have been carefully written and adapted from authentic sources to allow effective comprehension and vocabulary development by learners at each level. One of the main goals of this course is to enable many learners of English as a second or foreign language is to be able to read what are commonly referred to as authentic texts of any type at upper – intermediate level, such as novels, academic papers, blogs, websites, textbooks, newspapers, and magazines. 3- Learners of English –students- will be able to engage with the content in meaningful and authentic way, as readers do in their native language. For example, learners will be able to read to learn or to feel something new, to evaluate information and ideas, to experience or share an emotion, to see something from a new prospective, or simply to get pleasure from reading in English.
To provide students with the knowledge of linguistics necessary to be able to read and understand undergraduate-level academic/scientific texts dealing with topics in descriptive and theoretical linguistics and adjacent fieldsTo shed the light on the importance of learning the basic terms and concepts ofEnglish linguistics
|EN3332L||Itroduction to Literature I||02||Compulsory||+|
|EN4308||Creative Writing 1||02||Compulsory||EN1308||+|
|EN4332L||Introduction to Literature II||02||Compulsory||+|
1- Reading Comprehension 4 is based on Real Reading 4 Creating an Authentic Reading Experience course book which represents upper- intermediate level of intensive reading series for English as a second language learners. The books in this series feature high-interest readings that have been carefully written and adapted from authentic sources to allow effective comprehension and vocabulary development by learners at each level. One of the main goals of this course is to enable many learners of English as a second or foreign language is to be able to read what are commonly referred to as authentic texts of any type at upper – intermediate level, such as novels, academic papers, blogs, websites, textbooks, newspapers, and magazines. 3- Learners of English –students- will be able to engage with the content in meaningful and authentic way, as readers do in their native language. For example, learners will be able to read to learn or to feel something new, to evaluate information and ideas, to experience or share an emotion, to see something from a new prospective, or simply to get pleasure from reading in English. 4- Students will be introduced to High- interest topics that written or adapted to suit their level of language proficiency with balance to the other subjects taught in this semester.
|EN4308L||Academic Writing II||02||Compulsory||+|
|EN4312L||Listening and Conversation IV||02||Compulsory||+|
This course is intended to introduce students to the basic approaches of studying phonetics and phonology with special reference to English phonetics and phonology. Basically, the course aims to introduce students to the study of English phonology with a strong focus on the relationship between phonemes and allophones as two important component parts of speech sounds.
Morphology is the study of the internal structure and the shapes of words. This course covers a great deal of the theoretical issues in the study of morphology, it aims to explore the different ways of how words are constructed and how morphemes work together to build up words This course will provide an overview of some of the central themes in morphological theory. Topics to be covered include: derivation, forms and function connections, types o morphemes and the different affixationprocesses To enable students learn the basic components To shed the light on the importance of learning word parts in the process of learning English To enable students understand the internal structure of words and the relationship between word parts
|EN6340||Translation of Philosophical and Religious Texts||02||General||EN5336||+|
v This course aims at introducing students to the study of suprasegmental English phoneme (stress).The main topics covered include the stress in English language , the nature of stress, level of stress, placement of the stress within the words. v Besides the stress, the course also focuses on the two- syllable word stress. These are: two- syllable verb, adjective, adverb and preposition. v The course gives insight into the weak and strong forms in English language devoting great attention to the situations where they are said in their strong forms only. v This course is also concerned with the study of some aspects of connected speech such as rhythm, assimilation, elision, linking, etc…
1. The student can determine the type of literary text and classify it as a short story, realizing its elements, its characteristics, the reasons for writing it, and what can be benefited from it, taking into account the writer’s gender, inclinations, doctrines and affiliations. 2 It helps students to read and develop their reading abilities, and stimulates his desire to read out of curiosity, excitement and passion related to literary content.3. The student will be able to analyze the text in a descriptive, critical, analytical and comparative manner.4. The students learn how to deal with the text, characters and content impartially, away from and fanaticism, because the texts reflect the culture of British and / or American English literature, so that they put in his evaluation these four elements: (1) The authors’ rights of the text, and his freedom expression in what he wrote, therefore, the text shall not be omitted or modified in line with the learner’s desires. 2- The writer has the right to what others are not entitled to with regard to his ideas, and works that reflect and represent him, so students are keen to convey his point of view without distortion or interpretation. 3- A student has the right to express his opinion objectively and convincingly. The reader or listener, with what he deduced from the story and criticizing it, is familiar with the previous two elements and is aware of the audience’s opinion or the other opinions. .5 The students enhance their cultural maturity and acceptance of the cultures of other writers in a way that does not conflict with their original culture and the principles of their society.
|EN5322||Grammatical Structure 1||02||Compulsory||EN1301||+|
Exploring English structures and getting to know theoriest in English language
|EN5308L||Creative Writing I||02||Compulsory||+|
|EN5301||English varieties I||02||General||+|
|EN6301||English varieties II||02||General||EN5301||+|
|EN6308L||Creative Writing II||02||Compulsory||+|
|EN7344||Translation of Legal Texts||02||General||EN6340||+|
This course aims at developing students’ in reading and reading comprehension of texts written at the intermediate level students. It also aims at developing students’ vocabulary building skills as well as their critical thinking skills. This course is based on First Certificate Language Practice with Key. This textbook provides practices to consolidate both grammar points as well as practices in key lexical areas.
This course is a follow-up to the items that students have already studied in phonetics 3. It gives a strong focus on the study of suprasegmental phonemes (stress, intonation). The course aims to provide students with an advanced study of the stress placement within the words such as the stress on complex words, compound words and word- class pairs. This course is also intended to equip students with a detailed study of intonation including , types of intonation, form and function in intonation, complex tones and pitch height, some functions of English tones, etc…. The course is also concerned with the functions of intonation like the accentual function, grammatical function, and discourse function of intonation.
|EN6322||Syntactic Structures II||02||General||EN5322||+|
.Exploring English structures .Getting to know theories in English language Developing concepts of theories .Explaining the changes of theories
|EN7322||Syntactic Structures III||02||General||EN6322||+|
Exploring English structures Getting to know theories in English language Developing concepts of theories Explaining the changes of theories
|EN7340||Translation of Scientific and MedicalTexts||02||General||EN6340||+|
|EN7308L||Advanced Writing I||02||Compulsory||EN6308L||+|
Exploring English structures.Getting to know theories in English
1 .To enable students learn about comparative linguistics and language origins2 .To shed the light on the importance of comparative linguistics as a main field of studying languages3 .To enable students to apply analytical techniques in comparing their mother tongue and the English language
1- Students find out that reading Comprehension Subject is not random selected passages from everywhere just to cover a lecture. They become aware of a verity of Reading Comprehension Course books. For example, this Course is based on Succeed in Ielts Reading & Vocubulary 2- The objectives of the book are to provide students with adequate knowledge and practical skills needed to prepare and succeed in the IELTS Academic Reading. - 3- Learners of English –students- will be able to engage with the content in meaningful and authentic way, as readers do in their native language. For example, learners who use Ielts Reading & Vocubularywill be able to read to learn or to feel something new, to evaluate information and ideas, to experience or share an emotion, to see something from a new prospective, or simply to get pleasure from reading in English. 4- Students will integrate learning so that topics are connected across the program components assuring competence as a reading professional. The name of the author: Andrew Betsis Lawrence Mamas
|EN7301L||English varieties III||02||Compulsory||EN6301||+|
|EN8322L||Syntactic Structures IV||02||Compulsory||EN7322||+|
.Getting to know helping verbs in English .Theories in English language .Exploring English structures .Getting to know theories in English language Developing concepts of theories .Explaining the changes of theories
|EN8308L||Advanced Writing II||02||Compulsory||EN7308L||+|
Exploring language comprehension and Knowing the three skills in ILETS Getting to know new methods of reading in ILETS
|EN8301L||English varieties IV||03||Compulsory||EN7301L||+|
Identify the most important features of the language of literature, such as poetry and prose texts, in terms of vocabulary, grammar, and style. Identify the types of literary texts in terms of language, content and form, especially prose literary texts and poetry. Apply stylistic textual analysis by analyzing different literary texts: poems, novels, and short stories.