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English Language and Translation Department

Head of Department Message
Head of Department Message

It is my great pleasure to work as a faculty member and head of the Department of English Language and Translation. For me, language is the key to thought, culture, civilization and progress. English is a universal language which is used all over the world and taught in most universities.

The Department of English Language and Translation is a leading department at the level of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in the Amman Arab University, and other national and international universities. It offers a BA program in English Language and Translation whereby students study according to a modern, comprehensive study plan in order to develop advanced language skills. The aim of the department is inspired from the deep and ambitious university message; to be one of the finest academic institutions in the world.

Welcome to our department that provides a distinctive learning and teaching process throughout the research and teaching skills of the academic staff and blending theory and practice in order to prepare our graduates to face the challenges in creative and professional ways

Dr . May Shaikhali
Acting The head of the department

Vision & Mission & Objectives
Vision & Mission & Objectives

Vision

Entrepreneurship and distinction in all programs of English language and translation.

Mission

Providing local and regional community with qualified and distinguished graduates.

Objectives

  1. Shaping the students personality and preparing them appropriately to face the challenges of life.
  2. Building bridges of cooperation with other cultures and civilizations.
  3. Providing local, regional and international market and academic institutions with highly qualified graduates in English and translation.
  4. Honing the skills of scientific research of instructors and students in the field of English language and translation.
  5. Fostering excellent students in the field of English language and translation.
Educational Outcomes
Educational Outcomes

Educational outcomes of B.A in English Language and Translation

The expected outcomes of this program are preparing graduates competent in:
1.    Applying language skills and vocabulary.
2.    Analyzing and comparing translation texts in terms of rules, conditions, types and significance. 
3.    Using Arabic and foreign dictionaries and linking concepts and terminology.
4.    Employing reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in the field of translation.
5.    Clarifying the difference between literary types, and uncovering the diversity of literary and linguistic works.
6.    Applying poems, proverbs, and communicating with the literary and linguistic bodies as individuals and institutions.
7.    Communicating and working effectively as a teamwork.
 

Academic Staff
Dr. May Shaikhali
Position
Acting head of English department
Academic Rank
Assistant Professor in Translation
University of Graduation
Al-Mosel University
Email Address
may@aau.edu.jo
Extension No.
552
Dr. Khaleel Bader Al Bataineh
Position
Faculty Member
Academic Rank
Associate Professor
University of Graduation
The National University of Malaysia (UKM(
Email Address
khaleelb@aau.edu.jo
Dr .Yazan Almahameed
Position
Faculty member
Academic Rank
Assistant Professor in Linguistics
University of Graduation
Linguistics at Islamic Science University of Malaysia
Email Address
yazanalmahameed@aau.edu.jo
Dr. Abdelaziz Alfawareh
Position
Faculty Member
Academic Rank
Assistant Professor
University of Graduation
JIA NARAIN VYAS UNIVERSITY (JNVU)
Email Address
Abdalaziz@aau.edu.jo
Programs & Study Plans
Programs & Study Plans
English language and Translation /Bachelor 132 Download plan
Student Handbook
Faculty Members Publications
Scientific Output of Faculty Members for 2011
Number Documentation Abstract
 1

AbdulFattah, H. (2011). Collocations: A Constant Challenge to EFL Users. Abhath Al-Yarmouk: Humanities and Social Sciences.

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 2

Abdul-Fattah, H. ( 2011) A Formal Functional Analysis of English. Abhath Al-Yarmouk: Languages and Literature.

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 3

Al-Shaikhli M., & Shalabi I. (2011). English–Arabic Contrastive Analysis Redefinition of Goals, Journal of Language Teaching and Research, Vol. 2, No. 6, pp. 1337 1345, Finland.

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Scientific Output of Faculty Members for 2013
Number Documentation Abstract
 1

Atef M., & Al-Shaikhli M. (2013). Conceptual Structure and the Interpretation of Some Polysemous Verbs in a Few Specific Verses in Holy Qura‟n: Jackendoff's Semantic Theory and Practice in Language Studies Journal, Vol. 1, No. 5, pp. 443-453, Finland.

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Scientific Output of Faculty Members for 2017
Number Documentation Abstract
 1

Jamil, Adil. (2017). Manly of Wycherley and the Byronic Hero: Prototype character and Type. 7th International Forum. ISF. Oxford, UK.446-474 (Conference Proceedings)   Feb 7-9 2017

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 2

Jamil, Adil. (2018). From Villiers To Oliver Goldsmith: Studies in English Drama. Amwaj Press. Amman Jordan. 325 Page Book. One author

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 3

Al-Shaikhli, May & Almahameed. Y.(2017). Understanding Syntactic and Semantic errors in the Composition Writing of Jordanian EFL learners. International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature. ISSN 2200-3592.

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 4

Al-Shaikhli, Almahameed. Y.(2017). Understanding Syntactic and Semantic errors in the Composition Writing of Jordanian EFL learners. International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature. ISSN 2200-3592.

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 5

Almahameed. Y.(2018). How do Jordanian EFL Learners Grasp Causative-Inchoative Alternation?. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics. Under publishing.

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 6

Ababneh. Imad. (June, 2017). Mención Específica A Los Refranes Contenidos En El Noble Corán Y La Sagrada Biblia (Nuevo Testamento). European Scientific Journal. Macedonia, Vol.13, No.17 ISSN: 1857 – 7881, (pages: 317- 324).

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 7

Mohammad Daher, Imad Abedalkareem Ababneh, (2018) La imagen del musulmán en el refranero español: un estudio analítico. Journal of Language and Literature, Azerbaijan (under publishing)

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 8

Aljadiri .A,Khudhem W ,Hantouleh .A (2017).The Effect of Teaching Optics Physics Based on Directed Inquiry Strategy on the Tenth Grade Students’ Achievement and their Attitudes towards the Subject Journal of Education and Practice. ISSN (Paper) 2222-1735.ISSN(Online) 2222-288.Vol 8.No 19 92017) 2

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