Course Descriptions

01:013:177 Elementary Persian II, Spring 2017

Course Offered: Spring 2017

After taking this course, students will be familiar with the structure and vocabulary needed to read upper level 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 ellipsis, pragmatics, anaphora, honorifics, nominalization, etc., all of which modern Persian exhibits to a significant degree and without which a proper understanding of the language is impossible.