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Jila Sazegar-Mekanik
PRSAN 422
Seattle Campus

Intermediate Persian

Reading of simple texts with emphasis on reading and writing, conversation skills, grammar, and syntax. Builds a vocabulary of standard Persian in preparation for advanced reading and comprehension of literary texts. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: PRSAN 421.

Class description

A more advanced proficiencey in reading, writing, translation, and conversatin in Persian language.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Expanding the students' vocabulary, enabling them to enhance their comprehention skills by offering Persian movies, songs, and conversation opportunities. Writing and translating will be a major part of their effort to achieve thier goals.

Recommended preparation

This course follows the Elementary Persian, and Persian 421.

Class assignments and grading

Reading, writing, and translation, in addition to preparing for conversation projects.

40% Midterm Tests; 30% final Exam; 20% homework, and 10% presence and participation.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Jila Sazegar-Mekanik
Date: 12/10/2003