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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Undergraduate Course: Persian 4 (IMES10042)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaIslamic and Middle Eastern Studies Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionPersian 4 is an advanced course in Persian language. The aim of this course is to enable students to have mastery of all aspects of higher Persian grammar, as well as to develop further reading, writing and listening skills. It is aimed to further develop students┐ command of the Persian Language through a wide range of materials, that is, by study of classical and modern Persian texts, both prose and poetry, with use of films and other media as well. This course consists of work in translating English texts into Persian, and vice versa, and practicing aural skills at advanced level. The course is open to fourth year Persian Honours students only.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Persian 2 (IMES08007)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None
Course Delivery Information
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Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this course students will have gained an advanced knowledge of the four language skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening in Persian. Students will be able understand and analyse written and aural materials of various types. They will be able to produce written Persian in summary form or more extensively and to appreciate Modern Persian as a form of communication and a form of literature and Classical Persian as a form of literature.
Assessment Information
One three-hour examination paper (80%).
One listening comprehension examination (20%).
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
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Transferable skills Not entered
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Study Abroad Not entered
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Contacts
Course organiserDr Azin Mostajer Haghighi
Tel: (0131 6)50 8433
Email: Azin.Haghighi@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMr Paulo Nunes De Moura
Tel: (0131 6)50 4182
Email: paulo.nunesdemoura@ed.ac.uk
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