Undergraduate Course: Intensive Persian (IMES10070)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The course is an intermediate level Persian language course for Honours students pursing a single or joint honours degree in Persian. It is worth 40 credits and runs in Semester 2 only.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 70,
Formative Assessment Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 5,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Class Participation 10%
Mid term exam 20%
Oral Exam 10%
Aural Exam 10%
Final exam (3 hours) 50%
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||Intensive Persian||3:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Upon successful completion of the course student will acquire a sufficient range of vocabulary to describe a variety of situations and to express thoughts on abstract, social and cultural topics.
- Students will be able to compose 200 words text to explain the main points relating to an idea, social issue, or form a reasonable argument. be able to translate a paragraph (around 100 words) from and into Persian on a variety of social and cultural topics.
- Students will be able to read and understand texts from newspapers and news websites with familiar topics and also texts on subjects of personal interests.
- Students will be able to describe social situations, personal experiences, opinions and can develop an argument. They can prepare presentations and answer questions.
- They will obtain a deeper understanding of Persian civilization and culture through their reading, aural and oral class material.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Azin Mostajer Haghighi
Tel: (0131 6)50 8433
|Course secretary||Mrs Vivien Macnish Porter
Tel: (0131 6)50 4182