Department of Kurdish Language


The Department of Kurdish Language falls within the College of General Education, this newly established department seeks to enhance the knowledge, skills and practical experience of the students via extensive research and teaching. The University believes the Kurdish Language is significantly important in the Kurdistan Region as it is the mother tongue and scientific researches are encouraged to be scripted in Kurdish. it is another opportunity for native speakers of Kurdish to gain a deeper understanding of the language and the magnificent history behind the language.

The department concentrates on giving intensive language training courses in the Kurdish language and literature. Graduates of this department may pursue and abundant career Options in the academic sphere.

Vision:

The Department of Kurdish Language and Literature at the Faculty of Education and Languages in Lebanese French University / Erbil looks forward to leadership and uniqueness locally as well as regionally through the graduation of scientific competencies. Also to access a high level of quality in teaching, research, and service of the university and society.

Mission:

The Kurdish Language Department seeks to provide an appropriate learning environment, to hold systematic and extracurricular activities, to make the scientific research as a priority for serving the local community and to prepare literary and linguistic specialists with research and professional skills, to contribute effectively for the development of society and to the needs of the labor market.

Objectives:

-Preparation of scientific competencies specialized in the fields of Kurdish language and literature: education, research, and practice.

-To meet the contemporary development needs related to the areas of the Arabic language and its various skills.

-Developing students’ linguistic and cognitive skills and developing their critical thinking skills, as well as raising the level of professionals, researchers, and teachers.

-Provide linguistic, literary and cultural counseling.

-Graduates specialized in Kurdish language sciences suitable for the needs of the community and cover the labor market of language and literature specialties.

-Contribute to the service of the community; to implement the programs organized by the university; to develop the language skills of employees, writers, media and so on.

Admission Requirements
 

1. The applicant should be a graduate of the preparatory school in both its scientific and literary branches.
2. The general average should not be less than (%60).
3. The degree in the subject of Kurdish language should not be less than (%60).Course Book Department of Kurdish
First Year
First Semester
 

• Phonetics
• Morphology
• Kurdish Classical Literature
• English Language
• Library
• Computer Skills
• Academic Debate

 Second Semester
 • Phonology
• Morphology
• Kurdish Classical Literature
• English Language
• Research Methods
• Computer Skills
• Academic Debate
• Gender

Second Year
First Semester
 • Kurdish Dialects (sorani )
• Kurdish Language History
• History of Kurdish Literature
• Rhetoric
• Contemporary Literature
• Poetic Rhythm
• English Language
• General Psychology

Second Semester
• Kurdish Dialects (badini )
• Kurdish Language History
• History of Kurdish Literature
• Rhetoric
• Kinds of Literature
• Folklore Literary
• English Language
• Educational Psychology