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Courses - Summer 2024
PERS
Persian Department Site
Open Seats as of
06/22/2024 at 10:30 PM
PERS105
(Perm Req)
Intensive Elementary Persian I
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Must have appropriate World Language Placement Test (WLPT) score.
Restriction: Open to beginning learners of Persian only.
Intensive training in spoken and written Persian at elementary level. Basic literacy skills, vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar developed through a highly interactive approach. Substantial cultural component familiarizing students with cultural themes related to Iran and the Persian speaking world. Taught in Persian.
Registration limited to students accepted into the Summer Language Institute.
PERS106
(Perm Req)
Intensive Elementary Persian II
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Pre-requisite: PERS105, or equivalent, as determined by the WLPT (World Language Placement Test).
Intensive training in spoken and written Persian at elementary level (ACTFL Novice High to Intermediate Low). Continues building basic literacy skills, vocabulary, and grammar through highly a interactive approach. Substantial cultural component familiarizing students with cultural themes related to Iran and the Persian speaking world. Taught in Persian.
Registration limited to students accepted into the Summer Language Institute.
PERS205
(Perm Req)
Intensive Intermediate Persian I
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: PERS106; or equivalent as determined by World Language Placement Test (WLPT).
Development of Persian language proficiency and cultural knowledge at the intermediate level (Intermediate-Mid on ACTFL scale). Taught in Persian.
Registration limited to students accepted into the Summer Language Institute.
PERS206
(Perm Req)
Intensive Intermediate Persian II
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: PERS205; or equivalent, as determined by the WLPT (World Language Placement Test).
Designed to further develop Persian language proficiency and cultural knowledge at an intermediate level (Intermediate High on ACTFL scale). Taught in Persian.
Registration limited to students accepted into the Summer Language Institute.
PERS305
(Perm Req)
Intensive Advanced Persian I
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Must have completed PERS206; or equivalent as determined by World Language Placement Test (WLPT).
Development of Persian language proficiency and cultural competence at an advanced level (Advanced Low on ACTFL scale). Taught in Persian.
Registration limited to students accepted into the Summer Language Institute.
PERS306
(Perm Req)
Intensive Advanced Persian II
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: PERS305; or equivalent as determined by WLPT (World Language Placement Test).
Continued development of Persian language proficiency at an Advanced Mid level on ACTFL scale through a whole language approach integrating listening, speaking, reading and writing. Taught in Persian.
Registration limited to students accepted into the Summer Language Institute.
PERS405
(Perm Req)
Media and the Current Issues in Iranian Society
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: PERS306; or equivalent as determined by WLPT (World Language Placement Test).
Develops Persian language proficiency and domain-specific knowledge at advanced-mid to advanced-high level on ACTFL scale. Enhances linguistic and cultural competence. Provides a broad understanding of some of the current social, political and economic issues in modern Iran. Taught in Persian.
Registration is limited to students accepted into the Summer Language Institute.
PERS406
(Perm Req)
Practicum in Persian Translation
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: PERS306; or equivalent as determined by the WLPT (World Language Placement Test).
Provides opportunities for translation, interpretation, and analysis of various authentic oral and written texts (both English to Persian and Persian to English). Facilitates the development of Persian language proficiency at advanced level through a task-based approach that integrates all the language skills in pedagogical translation activities.
Registration is limited to students accepted into the Summer Language Institute.