The Course

1- The importance of studying poetry stems from the fact that poetry will teach the students how to understand ad approach poetic texts from different perspectives. Thus, the students will have an access to comprehending the poems they study, and it will increase their knowledge of poetry and culture. This course is divided into semesters. The period of each semester is about fifteen weeks. The first semester provides a historical background to age, and main themes and mode of writing. By the end of the course, students are expected to be familiar with both poets and their achievements. Finally, the course aims at preparing students to give critical appreciation to any poem belongs to that area.
2-This course, Reading comprehension which is designed for the 2nd -Year students of the department of English aims at developing the students' reading and comprehension skills through further training the students in the four basic skills of understanding, speaking, reading and writing. The course also aims at introducing the students to the world of ideas and concepts making them use and develop their background knowledge about the different topics discussed. The students will become familiar with different writing styles and different text genres and will be introduced to new vocabulary items in context, new grammatical structures and idiomatic expressions. The course also helps in developing their writing skills such as writing compositions and summarizing passages.
Course details

Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHSS )
Department: Department of English Language (DENG)
Course title: English Poetry II
Course code: EPT7523
Language: English
Location: FHSS
Period: 2014-2015
Lecturer: Mr. Sarkawt Amir Sabir
Support: Office Hours 12-14 or by appointment
Peer Reviwer:  
LastPeer Reviewed: 

Entry level skills

The student must be able to read various provided sources in English and write short essays and participate in class discussions.