Department of English Language
About the Department
The Department of English Language was established in (2012-2013) after the approval of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to contribute to preparing a generation capable of linguistically and culturally to fulfill their role in society and state institutions. The department became one of the three departments of the College of Education, which became one of the eight colleges of the university. The Department of English Language began by twinning the curricula with the College of Arts – University of Baghdad.
In the academic year (2016-2017) the first batch graduated. Where the study shifted in the year (2018-2019) from arts to education during the transformation of the college into a university (Al-Farahidi University).
The duration of study in the department is four calendar years, during which graduate students are awarded a bachelor’s degree in the English language.
Department Head’s speech
The importance of the English language, as it is an international language spoken by millions of people around the world, is no secret. Hence the interest of the scientific institutions in our country in this language, as it is needed in all different fields, education, teaching, the local market and social communication.
Language in general is a means that enables its user to master the different linguistic practices of speaking, writing, speaking and listening.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Abdul Majeed Hameed Joodi
Head of the Department
The Department of English Language aims to graduate those who are qualified and proficient in teaching skills and educational experience in various educational fields to teach and contribute to teaching English as a foreign language using modern and technological means of education.
The main mission of the department is to work with modern academic strategies by relying on the best techniques and means in language learning around the world. This, in turn, will produce the best result and success in modern teaching aids of the main elements of language, literature and linguistics.
1. The Department of English Language aims to graduate students who have good reading ability.
2. Smoothly updating as a global language and a means of international communication for the purpose of promoting linguistic reality.
3. Teaching in good ways and constructive thinking, which in turn enhances social and civil communication to build a peaceful and constructive interaction in society.
4. Providing Iraqi ministries with scientific and professional competencies in the field of specializing in the English language.
Department Council Members
Asst. Prof. Dr. Abdul Majeed Hameed JoodiDepartment's Head
Asst. Prof. Ali Salah SalmanDepartment Rapporteur
Asst. Prof. Mona Abdul Hussein Al-ZubaidiMember
Asst. Prof. Dr
Asst. Lect. Qutaiba Muhannad MahidiMember
The Department of English Language at Al-Farahidi University receives students who have graduated from high school from the branch (scientific / applied / biological / literary / institute of “English” teachers) at rates that vary from year to year. These rates are determined by the Ministry of Higher Education for admission to departments and colleges of public and private universities and according to certain admission controls approved by the Ministry.
The duration of study in the department is four years.
Career Opportunities for Graduates
One of the pioneering opportunities for graduates of the English Language Department at Al-Farahidi University is to teach in schools and cover the needs of the local market with a bachelor’s degree in the English language major.