PERSIAN 504 - Modern Persian Fiction
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Persian (PERSIAN)
Department: LSA Middle East Studies
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May not be repeated for credit.
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This is an advanced Persian language course.

This course is designed to increase students’ ability in reading and understanding modern Persian fiction. Although the texts will be supplemented with a glossary and explanations of culture-specific aspects of the text and idiomatic expressions, dictionary use is required.

Text: RIRI@ Persian Fiction Syllabus (Hillmann and et al. 2008). Photocopies of course materials will be provided.

Course Requirements:

Students should expect three hours of class preparation for each class.

Grading: Final (35%) and mid-term (35%) exams (both take-home exams), assignments (10%), class participation and presentations (20%).

Intended Audience:

It is designed for students who have completed AAPTIS 141, 142, 241, 242 or the equivalent as well as students who have had exposure to Persian at this level. The course assumes an intermediate-mid proficiency or higher in speaking and reading Persian.

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PERSIAN 504 - Modern Persian Fiction
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001 (LEC)
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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