Course Title : Albanian for Foreigners I
Code Course
Credits ECTS
AFL 101-1 A -1 3 0 0 3.00 5
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Description The lecture course aims to give students the main knowledge to read and speak Albanian literary language for those who have Albanian as their mother tongue, but also for those who want to learn Albanian, want to read and speak Albanian . Language is a very central element in human life. It helps both the realization of communication and the shaping of thought and its transmission. For this reason, a correct and better use of language helps both in the process of cognition and in the very presentation of our personality. This course also aims to train students with a correct and complete use of Albanian, to improve their skills in speaking and writing Albanian, but also to help them build a fluent and creative discourse.
Objectives • The student should be acquainted and practically acquainted with the basic rules of the art of writing in the ancient Albanian language. • Acquire issues of morphological and syntactic norm. • Students achieve a high communicative act, through normative lecturing. • To do works with high language level (essays, course assignments and diploma thesis). • Encourage critical oversight and the act of correction in cases of deviations from standard Albanian.
Course Outline
1Republic of Albania Introductory lessons 1. Alphabet of the Albanian language 2. Phonetic transliteration of the sounds of literary Albanian 3. Words and word forms 4. Words and grammatical forms 5. Sentence models. Pronouns. Numerals. Dialog: 9-14; 37-60.
2Introductory lessons 1. Countries, peoples, languages 2. Outstanding endings 3. What time is it? Auxiliary verb jam. 4. Frefisnie nouns Parts of the human body 5. Affirmative, interrogative and negative forms of the verb jam: 60-81.
3The first lesson of the Albanian language (text) Grammar, exercises, proverbs, riddles, to laugh: 82-85.
4Lesson Two Our School (text) Grammar: verbs I have, explain, listen, write, ask, answer in the present tense Exercises: 85-87.
5Lesson Three Spring (text) Grammar: Choosing Verbs (First Choice) Exercises 88-90.
6Lesson Four My Village (text) Grammar Choice of Verbs (Second Choice): 91-94.
7Mësimi i pestë Në Tiranë (tekst) Fjalë dhe shprehje Gramatikë Përemri Folja jam: 95-100.
8Semi-final exam
9Lesson six In the room (text) Grammar Gender of names Numeral: 101-107.
10Lesson Seven Who Are You? (text) Grammar Inflection of names Individual names: 108-113.
11Lesson eight In the house of tone (text) Grammar Inflection of nouns into indefinite and definite singular: 114-119.
12Lesson nine Morning gymnastics (text) Grammar: Curvature of nouns Prepositions: 120-125.
13Lesson ten and eleven Albanians (text) Grammar Albanian Alps (text): 126-136.
14Lesson twelve and thirteen In the amphitheater of Durrës (text) Autumn day in Vermosh (text) Grammar: Surname, verb: 137-152.
15Lesson fourteen and fifteen. Letter from the boy (text) Grammar: The choice of irregular verbs in the present tense of the definite article. Exercises: 162-165; Proverbs. Good job, Pepe! reading: 163-164 ..
16Final Exam
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Knowledge and correct use of standard Albanian language in spoken, written and during translation.
2The lecture course will train students in a correct and better use of Albanian, will improve their writing skills in Albanian and will help them to build a fluent lecture.
3The student will be practically trained with the basic rules of the art of writing, gaining more creativity…
4Linguistic issues arising from deviations from morphological and syntactic norms will be mastered.
5Students will achieve a high communicative act, through normative lecturing.
6Critical observation and the act of correction in cases of deviations from standard Albanian will be encouraged.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Term Projects00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade40
Contribution of final examination to overall grade60
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
Total Workload
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16348
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14456
Assignments 000
Midterms 100
Final examination 11010
Other 166
Total Work Load 120
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 4.8

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