Course Descriptions

01:013:176 Elementary Persian I, Fall

After taking this course, students will be familiar with the structure and vocabulary needed to read intermediate texts in modern Persian. They will become competent users of the language in spoken and written discourse. The course will also introduce participants to and examine them on such fundamentals of linguistics as register, politeness, anaphora, grammaticalization, etc., all of which modern Persian exhibits to a significant degree and without which a proper understanding of the language is impossible.