English Courses
  • This course is for Arabic-medium students only. It is a course of 6 hours a week for 15 weeks and bears no credits. It is an integrated skills course that provides coverage of the language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking as well as the grammatical and lexical systems of English at an elementary level. It also provides extensive practice in listening, reading and writing skills through a variety of classroom activities that foster independent learning. Furthermore, students are...
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  • This course is for Arabic-medium students only. It is a course of 6 hours a week for 15 weeks and bears no credits. It builds on the language skills covered in the first course (FPEH1025). The course aims to further develop the skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking and to consolidate language structures and lexis at an upper elementary level. The course also incorporates an independent learning project that fosters students' autonomous learning and critical thinking. Throughout the ...
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  • FPEH 0450 is a semester-long Foundation Programme English Language (FPEL) course which covers the general basicskills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. The course also continues to consolidate study skills which are necessaryfor college work. The second half of the course draws upon language-usage specific to students' specializations. Studentsare assessed through a combination of continuous assessment and formal examinations at mid- and end of semester.
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  • The course is a semester-long Foundation Program English Language course which covers the skills of reading, writing,listening and speaking in the context of students’ specializations. The course also continues to consolidate study skillsnecessary for college work and equip students with skills crucial for writing a 500-word report. Students are assessedthrough a combination of continuous assessment and formal examinations at mid- and end of semester.
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  • FPEL0603 is a full semester course. It is a Foundation Program English Language (FPEL) course which covers the skillsof reading, writing, listening and speaking. The course also includes study skills which are necessary for college work, andequips students with skills vital for writing a 500-word report. Students are assessed through a combination of continuousassessments and summative examinations.
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  • FPEL 0120 is a semester-long course for beginners which covers basic grammar, vocabulary and skills work in reading,writing, listening and speaking. Students are also introduced to the fundamental study skills necessary to succeed atuniversity.
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  • FPEL 0230 is a semester-long course which students enter at an elementary level of English proficiency. The courseencompasses all English language skills as well as elementary academic and basic research skills. In terms of content,the course takes a skill-based approach. Therefore, the course aims to improve students’ English ability in all skills,with a strong focus on language use in the writing lessons.
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  • FPEL 0340 is a semester-long course which students enter at a pre-intermediate level of English proficiency. The courseencompasses all English language skills as well as elementary academic and research skills (e.g. taking lecture notes,using American Psychological Association (APA) reference style, paraphrasing sources). In addition to intensive practicein the four main language skills, students engage in extensive reading and in general and academic vocabulary acquisitionactivities. The study ...
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  • FPEL0700 is taught in eight weeks during the summer period of each academic year. The course is the final opportunity for the students who have failed in the IELP foundation programme and have fallen under 1 year policy limit to study at SQU. It is a Foundation Program English Language (FPEL) course which covers the skills of reading, writing, and listening which is general in nature with no college specific specializations. Students are assessed through a combination of continuous assessment a...
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  • FPES0450 a semester-long Foundation Programme English Language (FPEL) course which covers the general basic skillsof reading, writing, listening and speaking. The course also continues to consolidate study skills which are necessary forcollege work. The second half of the course draws upon language-usage specific to students' specializations. Students areassessed through a combination of continuous assessment and formal examinations at mid- and end of semester.
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