This course introduces students to the basic structures of the Persian language. All four language skills: speaking, listening comprehension, reading comprehension, and writing will be taught equally using the immersion method. This method will help students achieve confidence communicating in the Persian language. Aspects of Persian culture will be introduced on a regular basis. At the end of this course, students will be able to: 1. Have basic level conversation in Persian: 1st level 5 minutes, 2nd level 10 minutes. 2. Read texts of elementary level: 1st level 50- 100 2nd level 100-200 words. 3. Write short paragraphs with reasonable accuracy: 1st level 50- 100 2nd level 100-200 words. 4. Develop cultural awareness through readings, films, music, etc.
Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016