Undergraduate Module Descriptor
ARA1020: Elementary Persian 2
This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.
This module aims to develop your skills in reading, writing and speaking Persian, continuing Elementary Persian (Term 1, ARA 1020). The module has the specific aims of developing students' knowledge of the fundamental structure of Persian grammar and language, ability to read elementary texts in Persian; capacity to carry on conversations in elementary Persian; understanding of the importance of the Persian language and civilization in the broader context of Islamic civilization and culture.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. Demonstrate mastery of Persian script and pronunciation, grasp of essential Persian grammar, ability to read elementary texts in Persian.|
2. Carry on basic conversation in elementary Persian
3. Acquire a basic understanding of the importance of Persian language and civilisation in the broader context of Islamic civilisation and culture.
|Discipline-Specific Skills||4. Identify, describe and manipulate a range of linguistic forms and structures in reading, writing, and conversation, and to assimilate basic information about another culture|
|Personal and Key Skills||5. Develop time management skills and ability to conduct independent study, as well as to work in groups in conversation and text-based work;|
6. Demonstrate confidence in the use of a foreign language and will be able to use the language laboratory.