Undergraduate Module Descriptor
ARA3144: Advanced Persian Language I
This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.
|Term(s) and duration|
This module will run during term 1 (11 weeks)
Mr Ali Mossadegh (Convenor)
ARA2151 Intermediate Persian II or equivalent competence
|Available via distance learning|
This course is intended for advanced students of Persian (prerequisite: Intermediate Persian II [ARA 2151]), focusing on developing advanced Persian language skills – spoken, listening, reading and writing. You will read and discuss selections from advanced classical Persian texts, such as Sa‘di’s Gulistan, and the poetry of Umar Khayyam, Rumi, Hafiz and Parvin Etesami. You will also read from selections from modern Iranian literature, poetry and media, and listen to the Persian-language media. You will also study higher Persian grammar and advanced sentence syntactical constructions. By taking this course, the language skills acquired during your study of elementary and intermediate Persian, in respect to listening, speaking, translating and writing Persian, will be greatly expanded.