ABOUT FFL

ABOUT FFL

Departments of Foreign Languages (FFL) started at Islamic Azad University, Khorasgan Branch, first in 1989, by establishing two undergraduate programs; namely, English Translation and French Language and Literature. Further development came in 1990, by offering an MA program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), followed by introducing a PhD program in TEFL in 1993. Later, in 2008, the Faculty of Foreign Languages offered three more MA programs in Translation Studies as well as General Linguistics in English, and French Language and Literature.

FFL has 21 faculty members including one Professor, two Associate Professors, 11 Assistant Professors, two PhD Candidates, four Instructors, and one Emeritus teaching to 992 students (641 BA students, 335 MA students, and 16 PhD candidates) and more than 5000 students have been graduated from this faculty so far. At the present time, there are three working departments (the English graduate and undergraduate departments, as well as the French department), and a Language Center in the Faculty of Foreign Languages:

The English Undergraduate Department Offers:

· One BA Program in English Translation

The English Graduate Department Offers:

· One MA Program in Translation Studies

· One MA Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

· One MA Program in General Linguistics

· One PhD Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

The French Department Offers:

· One BA Program in French Language and Literature

· One MA Program in French Language and Literature

The Language Center Offers:

· General English Courses

· General French Courses

· ESP Courses

The faculty offices and classrooms reside in the first floor of Building of Educational Sciences and Psychology. At the present time, 20 full-time faculty members, one emeritus, and more than 30 part-time instructors teach at Faculty of Foreign Languages. The faculty is equipped with language laboratories, computer sites, and libraries. FFL offers General English or French courses to more than 13000 students of other faculties of IAUKB; more than 1000 students are studying different English and French majors at different levels.

· BA Students in English Translation: 559 students

· MA students in TEFL: 101 students

· MA students in Translation Studies: 97 students

· MA students in General Linguistics: 84 students

· PhD candidates in TEFL: 16 candidates

· BA students in French Language and Literature: 82 students

· MA students in French Language and Literature: 53 students

· General English, ESP, and French students: 2500

Islamic Azad University Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch
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