Undergraduate Course: Persian Coursework Essay (IMES10097)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
|Course type||Year Abroad
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course is taken during Persian Language Acquisition Through Residence/Study Abroad. It consists of a 2,000 word original composition in Persian, and oral presentation.
The IMES Persian Coursework Essay is a piece of assessed independent coursework in Persian which must be taken by all IMES students taking a full year of Persian Language Acquisition Through Residence/Study Abroad.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| Year Abroad costs.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2021/22, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Placement Study Abroad Hours 196,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||The course consists of:
- A title and 200-word abstract in Persian about the content and structure of the essay or story.
- A 2000-word essay (exclusive of any notes and bibliography) or 2000-word short story in Persian.
- Around 15 minute oral exam consisting of a brief presentation in Persian (5 minutes) about the topic addressed in the Persian Essay, and a brief discussion in Persian about the essay and the presentation.
The weighting of the assessment components is as follows:
2000 word essay/short story - 60%
Oral presentation and discussion - 40%
||Written and oral.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- develop and sustain an argument in Persian.
- acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the vocabulary relevant to their chosen topic.
- familiarise themselves with different discursive and literary styles.
- use appropriate idioms.
- speak on a sophisticated level about their chosen topic.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Social and cultural awareness, independent research and learning, analysis and articulation in a foreign language.
||Meeting with 2nd year students.
|Course organiser||Dr Azin Mostajer Haghighi
Tel: (0131 6)50 8433
|Course secretary||Ms Monique Brough
Tel: (0131 6)50 3618