Al al-Bayt University
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The Language Center at Al
al – Bayt University is considered one of the most vital academic units.
It serves Al al-Bayt University 100% internally and externally
. On the one hand , it serves all students at the University by offering
courses in all the University Language requirements. The Language Center
currently caters for the following language requirements :
The center has appointed a highly specialized team of instructors. Some are working according to bilateral agreements with certain countries. Our thirty teachers at the Language Center save no effort to develop students’ abilities in the four basic language skills.
The Language Center also provides language teachers and learners with the necessary learning aids . The language laboratory section is well equipped with modern audio-visual equipments to facilitate the teaching process. The laboratory section consists of a main lab for group learning and individual-learning units for self-study, as well as a video room and a resource room full of teaching materials in all the various languages taught at the Language Center. It also has a modern well-equipped studio unit which does all the recording for university activities in video form as well as helping our teachers develop and record their teaching material.
The Language Center has a specialized language unit which was established in cooperation with the British Council, Amman .The British Studies Unit ( BSU ) provides many services for the English language instructors and learners. It has a library, regularly up–dated, which provides the learners with books, leaflets and other audio-visual resources in English language , literature , British studies and life in Britain. It also gives the learners the opportunity to practice self-learning through several computer – based facilities. As well , the BSU continuously holds seminars and workshops in various fields of knowledge , particularly those related to English language and culture . It also receives famous guests from various countries to give presentations and seminars on language and culture related issues. Recently, the BSU has initiated the idea of language clubs. The language clubs are planned to provide language learners with the chance to practices their language through several teacher –guided activities like: reading , drama ,writing and conversation. These groups are to be arranged to achieve the prime objective of language proficiency.
The Language Center is now connected to the internet. We also intend to expand our site to give information about the center, its activities and plans. In addition, the center is looking forward to develop a site which will make learning Arabic for non-Arabs through distant-learning possible.
The Language Center is also responsible for the administration of the English Placement Examination for all newly admitted students as well as the qualifying and proficiency exams in Arabic and English languages for all master degree students.
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Al al-Bayt University,
P.O. BOX 130040, Mafraq 25113, Jordan +962-6-4871101 Ext. 2401
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