جامعة النجاح الوطنية
An-Najah National University
French Language with Hebrew Minor
Duration: 48 Months (4 Years)
Degree Awarded: Bachelor
Student must complete 131 credit hours

University Requirements Student must complete 19 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
10032100 Remedial English 0
3
This course aims to establish the concept of Islamic culture and its position among the other international cultures, its position in the Muslim life, its sources, its bases and its characteristics.This course aims to introduce the Islamic culture in faith, worship, relations, morals, and knowledge, to discuss the clash between cultures in addition to Globalization, Human Rights, Woman Rights, Democracy and other contemporary issues.
3
This course aims to improve the level of students in language skills and various literary, read and absorb and express written, and oral and tasted literary, through texts flags authors and poets in different eras, lessons in Grammar and spelling, and brief definition months dictionaries and Arab old ones the modern and how to use them,This course aims to implement the Arabic language in the areas of reading and expression of both types oral and written communication.
3
This course begins with a review of all types of sentences in English, and then proceeds to paragraph writing. Students learn how to write a topic sentence, develop and support it with examples.This course aim to learn student how to organize their writing and speaking to achieve coherence among sentences in a paragraph. In addition, students learn about their subject a lot of technical terms. ( this aim is related with general objects no 7 of this curriculum)
3
The course is mandatory for university students from various disciplines, so it does provide students with knowledge and information about the Palestinian reality and in particular the political developments of the Palestinian cause since its inception until the present day in line social and economic developments and political which constitute the main pillars for the study of the Palestinian political reality.This course aims to study Palestinian issue from its begging until present day in social, economic and political issue.
11000108 Community Service 1
11000117 Leadership and Communication Skills 1
11000126 Introduction to Compurter Science and Skills 2
11000323 English Language II 3

Speciality Requirements Student must complete 76 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
3
This course is designed to introduce students to the French Language: simple sentences, nouns, articles, pronunciation and simple structures. The course focuses on the students four skills as it also introduces French grammar. The course follows the objectives of the DELF A1 examination.
3
This course aims at training students to comprehend short sentences used in daily life: introducing one’s self, family, work, and the surrounding environment. The course focuses on the skills of oral expression and understanding, along with introducing French grammar. This course follows the objectives of DELF A1 examination
3
This course covers how students talk about their hobbies, habits, memories, and other things. It aims at empowering students to write short messages, emails, and the like, and focuses on the writing skills and students’ textual understanding along with French grammar. This course follows the objectives of the of DELF A1 examination.
3
    • 10311112
This course covers students’ four skills and the French grammar rules. It also follows the objectives of DELF A2. The instructor merges extracurricular activities that stimulate work independence and critical thinking in this course.
3
    • 10311112 or
    • 10311111
This course focuses on students’ comprehension and oral expression skills and training them on talking about daily life and expressing their feelings, emotions, points of views, and having a conversation in a store or a train station and other places. The course aims at training students to comprehend the audio-visual short documents of the average level in daily life. The course follows the objectives of the of DELF A2 examination.
3
    • 10311112 or
    • 10311111
This course aims at improving textual comprehension and writing by training students to write short messages and diaries by narrating daily events in the surrounding environment. It also aims at training students to understand written texts, short messages, advertisements, declarations, and tourist guides and their content. This course follows the objectives of the DELF A2 examination
3
    • 10311114
This course focuses on improving students’ skills in conversation and oral comprehension. The course trains the students to orally express their opinions on several topics, discussing several issues related to their daily life, and narrating a story of a film they watched. It also aims at training students to watch TV shows, listen to radio programs and understand them. This course follows the objectives of the DELF A1 examination.
3
    • 10311115
The course focuses on improving students’ skills in texts’ comprehension and writing. The course addresses how to write coherent texts, articles, and short messages that express their points of views. It also aims at training students to understand written texts such as: emails, brochures, articles and others and understanding their basic information. This course follows the objectives of the DEFL B1 examination.
3
    • 10311113
This course aims at introducing students to the methods of different times within the text and identifying the combinations of special complex in French language through using them and identifying them with different texts.
3
    • 10311216
This course focuses on training students on understanding correspondences, texts related to the general topics in daily life and understanding discussion methods in the text of the average level. In oral comprehension, the course focuses on understanding numbers, dates, instructions and oral messages, as it also deals with how to understand multiple topics dealing with analyzing and criticizing a film or a certain theme. The course follows the objectives of DELF B1 examination.
3
    • 10311216
This course aims at training students to express themselves, their hobbies, habits and speaking on some specific details such as: watching a film, a personal experience, feelings, opinions, or attitudes with the ability to justifying their opinions. This course requires training students to present a certain topic, where they take into account the different times, and syntax taught. This course follows the objectives of DEFL B1 examination.
3
    • 10311217
This course aims at training students on the advanced writing that includes writing about personal experiences, certain events, expressing their personal opinion on a particular topic, and writing a simple article and messages, with a focus on different times and the syntax structures taught. This course follows the DEFL B1 examination.
3
    • 10311220
The course focuses on understanding multiple texts according to their types, and understanding the literary and poetry texts. In oral comprehension, the course focuses on bulletins, TV and radio programs, interviews, speeches and points of views, and others. This course follows the objectives of DELF B2.
3
    • 10311221
The course aims at training students on basic conversation using styles of discussion and expression, expressing the point of views fluently on several topics including personal, professional and general topics. It also focuses on training students on the skills of oral rephrasing. The course follows the objectives of the DELF B2 examination.
3
    • 10311222
The course covers the advanced writing skills in writing clear and coherent texts, focusing on persuasive skills in writing, organizing ideas, writing an introduction and conclusion, the principles of writing reports, and how to use the right text links. The course follows the objectives of the DELF B2 examination
3
    • 10311217 or
    • 10311216
This course is an introduction to French literature, highlighting a study of French literary excerpts from the 20th- 21st centuries. It aims at analyzing short literary compositions of this period of time and identifying special terminology in vocabulary and literary criticism.
3
    • 10311221
This course addresses the principles and terminology of phonetics in French, as it also focuses on writing sentences and words using the international phonetic alphabetic to illustrate their pronunciation. The course illustrates the French tonal system and the relationship of the tone of a sound with the meaning.
3
    • 10311323
The course is an introduction to translation in French. It introduces students to translation terminologies, the history and importance of translation, tenses translation and synonyms. It also addresses learning how to form translated and computer typed pages.
3
    • 10311327
The course is a study of the basic linguistic theories; it introduces linguistics terminology, and is an introduction to linguistics.
3
    • 10311218
This course analyzes in-depth texts and their norms and different styles to ensure a better understanding of the nature of the text, as it also includes an analysis of sentences, paragraphs and texts through coherence and consistency. This course is followed with the objectives of the DELF C1 examination concerning text comprehension.
3
    • 10311218
This course deals with the principles, foundations, methods and applications of scientific research. It also focuses on critical thinking and teaching students how to write research papers through deciding on the topic, collecting data, references, quoting, and documentation of the written text. Furthermore, the course focuses on how to design a survey to collect data, the subject of interviews, and the other research tools, how to use the library, and evaluate the sources and references used and benefit from them. This course is considered an introduction to the scientific research course. And it follows the objectives of the DELF C1 examination concerning writing the argumentative article and conclusion.
3
    • 10311328
This course aims at training students on translating media and technical texts from French to Arabic; this aims at mastering the understanding of French paperwork. This gives students the chance to re-read their mother language in a foreign language. At the end of the semester, students present a translation of an advanced text they agreed on with their instructor.
3
    • 10311324 or
    • 10311323
This course covers the methods and evolution of teaching French over time through addressing the language policy in France in terms of spreading the French language and culture in the world. It also focuses on the practical aspects of the teaching process of preparing the curriculum, analyzing teaching books, using different documents, evaluating the teaching process, and giving an extra lesson using the multimedia
3
    • 10311332
This course is a research project students prepare after choosing a particular theme in coordination with the course instructor in the area of language, literature, linguistics or teaching methods. This project demonstrates students’ linguistic and cognitive development, and is an indication that they are able to deal with the research problems, collecting and analyzing data and finding conclusions. The course instructor supervises this project according to the principles and analysis of scientific research and their requirements. The course is a practical application of the introduction to scientific research, and it follows the objectives of the DELF C1/ C2 examination.
3
    • 10311328
This course aims at training students on translating media and technical texts form Arabic-to-French, and it is considered an advanced stage in writing expression, as it gives students the chance to think in their first language in light of the foreign language.
1
    • 10311437
The course addresses students’ practical training by sending them to local or international institutions for training in the fields of translation, teaching methods, linguistics or literature, and writing a graduation project on the topic they choose and discussing them with the course instructor. This course is linked to the research project course.

Speciality Optional Requirements Student must complete 6 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
3
    • 10311115 or
    • 10311114
This course introduces students to the learning methods and effective high skills in learning French, especially those that help students learn independently. The most important skills students learn are: time management, assigning their needs, and taking notes from several sources (lectures, texts, the audio and visual resources, and others). It also focuses on training students in the process of identifying the main themes, secondary information, and drafting and rephrasing in their native language, along with the methods of researching and processing the information using the multimedia to improve their language skills. In addition, the course covers how to enable students to evaluate the skills they acquire in the courses they study through posing a series of questions.
3
    • 10311113
This course aims at analyzing different aspects of French daily life, civilization and culture, and learning multimedia special expressions such as: cinema and documentary shows, along with analyzing texts related to the French culture and history, as well as the remarkable historical events in the history of France.
3
    • 10311219
The course aims at training students to take notes from audio and visual documents. Students train for quickness in taking notes, understanding and drafting in their own language. This course combines focus, quickness, and linguistic phrasing.
3
    • 10311326
The course introduces general French literature excerpts from the Medieval Era and the21st century. It aims at introducing students to the literary texts that represent this era and the others’ culture, as it also works on building their literary sense.
3
    • 10311216
    • 10311217
This course introduces a special topic in one of the following topics: language, literature, translation, methods of teaching French, and comparative linguistics, that the instructor recommends an important course in meeting with students’ needs. The instructor provides a full description of the course, content, objectives, and teaching outcomes so the courses of the same area don’t repeat one another. The course aims at fulfilling students’ needs and raising their level in the chosen topics.
3
    • 10311329
The course introduces an analytical, in-depth study of the French and Arabic language systems, through addressing the syntactic and phonetic aspects, translation and analysing mistakes. Students can make a comparison between the French, Arabic and English language systems.
3
    • 10311328
This course aims at introducing students to interpreting from and to French: reading translation and drafting in both languages
3
    • 10311329
This course addresses the emergence of sociolinguistics and the ideological trends and language function trying to determine the identity of these trends through their scientific and epistemological orientations and methods; in addition, it studies the problems of study and perception of the relationship between language and society. The course presents some concepts such as dialects, language duplication, or the use of two forms of the same language in the same community, and others.
3
    • 10311436
This course addresses a specialized topic in modern methods in teaching the French Language for foreigners chosen by the course instructor. The course deals with the most important methods, how to adopt them, and their compatibility with the Palestinian educational environment. Furthermore, it aims at analyzing and comparing the ancient and modern French teaching books, as it also aims at introducing the various class methods and standards of evaluation. At the end of the course, the student gives a lesson on a topic s/he chooses with the instructor.
11011222 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3

Sub-specialty Requirements Student must complete 24 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
3
This course will focus on the following topics: Hebrew alphabet, in both its printed and hand written form, Hebrew diacritics and sentence and sentence structure. At the end of the course, the student will be able to employ simple sentences to express themselves in writing and orally.
3
    • 10302116
In this course, students learn the principles of translation from Hebrew to Arabic and vice versa.
3
    • 10302116
This course aims at improving students’ linguistic proficiency in Hebrew. Students will study the language more thoroughly, so that they can read and understand texts and produce entire paragraphs orally. Furthermore, students are trained to use Hebrew dictionaries.
3
    • 10302161
In this course, students will learn to summarize, analyze, discuss and criticize texts.
3
This course tackles the definition of morphology in Hebrew in terms of: its importance, topics and its relation to other language levels in Hebrew.
3
    • 10302228
This course addresses several topics: word classes, sentence types, conjunctions, prepositions, subject and predicate, object, sifa (adjective (, al-hal (state) and Badal (apposition) in Hebrew.
3
This course provides students with writing skills in Hebrew. It aims to foster students’ capacity to express their ideas in writing, using strong and clear language free from mistakes. This is in addition to writing with correct spelling and respect of the rules of correct numbering and punctuation.
3
This course aims to introduce models of comparison to tackle the points of similarities and differences between Arabic and Hebrew in terms of grammar, morphology and spelling.

Sub-specialty Optional Requirements Student must complete 6 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
3
    • 10302119
This course introduces students to common problems of translating official transactions, allowing students to learn to identify weaknesses and find suitable solutions. It provides them with sufficient training in translating legal texts of various and different aspects.
3
This course introduces students to Hebrew press, its history, and its trends towards Arab issues in general and the Palestinian issues in particular - whether it is visual, readable or audible- and the important role it plays in shaping and managing the public opinion in favor of the Israeli policy in an attempt to alter the facts, mislead world public opinion or try to justify Israel's illegal acts.
3
This course sheds light on the most prominent Palestinian writers who write Hebrew Literature, highlighting their motives and topics and covers the Jewish culture’s presence in their literature, then the role and impact of this literature in the Israeli arena.
3
    • 10302229
This course is designed to introduce students to language acquisition theories, methods of teaching Hebrew and Hebrew linguistics patterns. The course also includes training students on preparing the study plans. Also, students learn different types of evaluation and tests, methods of their construction.

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