Persian (PERS)

PERS 110a, Elementary Persian IFarkhondeh Shayesteh

Introduction to modern Persian, with emphasis on all four language skills: reading, writing, listening, and speaking.   L11½ Course cr
MTWThF 10:30am-11:20am

PERS 120b, Elementary Persian IIFarkhondeh Shayesteh

Continuation of PERS 110, with emphasis on all four language skills: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Prerequisite: PERS 110 or permission of instructor.  L2RP1½ Course cr
MTWThF 10:30am-11:20am

PERS 130a, Intermediate Persian IFarkhondeh Shayesteh

Continuation of PERS 120, with emphasis on expanding vocabulary and understanding more complex grammatical forms and syntax. Prerequisite: PERS 120 or permission of instructor.  L3RP1½ Course cr
MTWThF 11:35am-12:25pm

PERS 140b, Intermediate Persian IIFarkhondeh Shayesteh

Continuation of PERS 130, with emphasis on expanding vocabulary and understanding more complex grammatical forms and  syntax. Prerequisite: PERS 130 or permission of instructor.  L4RP1½ Course cr
MTWThF 11:35am-12:25pm

* PERS 151a, Persian Culture and MediaFarkhondeh Shayesteh

Advanced study of Persian grammar, vocabulary, and culture through the use of authentic Persian media. Examination of daily media reports on cultural, political, historical, and sporting events in Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and other Persian-speaking regions. Designed for nonnative speakers. Prerequisite: PERS 140 or permission of instructor.  L5
TTh 2:30pm-3:45pm