With the current technological advancements and the use of the computer and Internet in language classrooms, learners have more opportunities to practice online collaborative language activities, and this collaboration is not restricted to the classroom setting. They can share information Read more…

Contrastive analysis (CA) is the systematic study of a pair of languages in order to identify their structural differences and similarities, usually for translation and teaching purposes. Modern contrastive linguistics intends to show in what ways the two respective languages Read more…

This course tries to pinpoint the problems that a translator could face when translating Islamic religious items from L1 to L2. It is known among translators that such items pose serious problems and challenges because of their unique cultural patterns Read more…

This course is structured into six parts. It begins with theory and ends with analysesof online journalism in concrete settings, reiterating the importance of both theoreticaland empirically informed work. Thinking of these two parts as the ends of a continuum,we Read more…

This course focuses on the study principles and methodology of translation. It aims to introduce the students the ABC’s of translation as well as to provide them with an overview of the basic theories, skills and techniques of translation. Upon Read more…

This course focuses on the study of word-formation and word-structure which is called Morphology. The meaning of morphology is “the science of (word) forms.” Morphological theory provides a general theory of word-structure in all the languages of the world. Its Read more…

Testing and assessment are part of modern life. Schoolchildren around the world are constantly assessed, whether to monitor their educational progress, or for governments to evaluate the quality of school systems. Adults are tested to see if they are suitable Read more…

The proliferation of approaches and methods is a prominence characteristic of contemporary second and foreign language teaching. To some, this reflects the strength of our profession. Invention of new classroom practices and approaches to designing language programs and materials reflects Read more…

An important purpose of the course is to explain how English is pronounced in the accent normally chosen as the standard for people learning the English spoken in England. If this was the only thing the course did, a more Read more…

Linguistics shares with other sciences a concern to be objective, systematic, consistent, and explicit in its account of language. Like other sciences, it aims to collect data, test hypotheses, devise models, and construct theories. Its subject matter, however, is unique: Read more…