Persian (PERSIAN)

Courses

PERSIAN 1A Elementary Modern Persian 5 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Introduction to Persian language, covering basics of the language skills in all aspects of reading, writing, listening comprehension, and speaking with emphasis on culture and communicative methods.

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PERSIAN 1B Elementary Modern Persian 5 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Introduction to Persian language, covering basics of the language skills in all aspects of reading, writing, listening comprehension, and speaking with emphasis on culture and communicative methods.

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PERSIAN 10 Intensive Elementary Persian 10 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Summer 2016 10 Week Session, Summer 2015 10 Week Session, Summer 2015 8 Week Session
This course is equivalent to a full year of elementary Persian. It will train students in the four language skills: speaking, comprehension, reading, and writing. Emphasis will be placed on the functional usage of the language.

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PERSIAN 11A Reading and Composition for Persian Speaking Students 5 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Designed for heritage students who possess oral skills (speaking/comprehension, though limited) but need to improve their writing and reading abilities, and expand their knowledge of Persian grammar and syntax. Completion of 11A-11B will prepare the student to take Persian 20A, Intermediate Persian.

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PERSIAN 11B Reading and Composition for Persian-Speaking Students 5 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Designed for heritage students who possess oral skills (speaking/comprehension, though limited) but need to improve their writing and reading abilities, and expand their knowledge of Persian grammar and syntax. Completion of 11A-11B will prepare the student to take Persian 20A, Intermediate Persian.

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PERSIAN 20 Intensive Intermediate Persian 10 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Summer 2017 8 Week Session, Summer 2007 10 Week Session, Summer 2007 8 Week Session
A year or more of advanced level Persian with emphasis on advanced grammar and vocabulary build up. Newspaper clippings, film reviews and cultural awareness through introduction of literature will be covered.

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PERSIAN 20A Intermediate Modern Persian 5 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
The sequence begins in the fall. This course emphasizes reading of simple literary texts, expository writing and composition, formal conversation, grammar, and syntax. It involves intensive vocabulary building in preparation for advanced reading and comprehension of standard literary texts.

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PERSIAN 20B Intermediate Modern Persian 5 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
The sequence begins in the fall. This course emphasizes reading of simple literary texts, expository writing and composition, formal conversation, grammar, and syntax. It involves intensive vocabulary building in preparation for advanced reading and comprehension of standard literary texts.

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PERSIAN 50 Persian Reading and Composition 10 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Summer 1997 10 Week Session, Summer 1995 10 Week Session
This course is designed to promote advanced literacy skills in students with different levels of spoken Persian but little or no reading and writing skills in the language. This course will prepare students to take advanced literature courses in the Persian language.

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PERSIAN 100A Advanced Persian 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Emphasis on intensive vocabulary building, comprehensive grammar review, reading and analysis of short literary texts of various genres from classical and modern periods, and reading newspaper clips and other original sources in Persian media.

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PERSIAN 100B Advanced Persian 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Emphasis on intensive vocabulary building, comprehensive grammar review, reading and analysis of short literary texts of various genres from classical and modern periods, and reading newspaper clips and other original sources in Persian media.


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PERSIAN 101A Readings in Persian Literature 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2013, Fall 2012, Fall 2011
Readings in both prose and poetry, drawn chiefly from classical and modern Persian literature, designed to increase reading skills and vocabulary and to provide a transition to the study of more challenging literary texts.

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PERSIAN 101B Readings in Persian Literature 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2012
Readings in both prose and poetry, drawn chiefly from classical and modern Persian literature, designed to increase reading skills and vocabulary and to provide a transition to the study of more challenging literary texts.

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PERSIAN 102A Readings in Classical Persian Prose 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2014, Fall 2011
Systematic study of representative selections from all periods of classical Persian literature, with attention to the historical and intellectual context.

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PERSIAN 102B Readings in Classical Persian Prose 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2008, Spring 2006, Spring 2003
Systematic study of representative selections from all periods of classical Persian literature, with attention to the historical and intellectual context.

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PERSIAN 103A Classical Persian Poetry 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2012, Fall 2010
Systematic study of poems belonging to all genres of classical Persian poetry, with consideration of questions of prosody, rhetoric, and style.

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PERSIAN 103B Classical Persian Poetry 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2010
Systematic study of poems belonging to all genres of classical Persian poetry, with consideration of questions of prosody, rhetoric, and style.

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PERSIAN 104A Contemporary Persian Literature 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2013, Summer 1996 10 Week Session
This course will deal with significant works of Persian prose and poetry from the beginning of the 19th century down to the present. Complete works or extracts from them will be read in the original as a preliminary to their analysis in terms of literary and stylistic development, as well as the changing role of literature in society. The works of the 19th century and the period of the Constitutional
Revolution (1905-1911).
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PERSIAN 104B Contemporary Persian Literature 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2013, Spring 2007
This course will deal with significant works of Persian prose and poetry from the beginning of the 19th century down to the present. Complete works or extracts from them will be read in the original as a preliminary to their analysis in terms of literary and stylistic development, as well as the changing role of literature in society. The literature of the rest of the 20th century.

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PERSIAN 105 Modern Analytical Prose in Persian 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2015, Spring 2010, Fall 2008
This course deals with modern/contemporary critical theory, literary history, aesthetics and philosophy, and various theories of literary and cultural criticism in Persian. It concentrates on selected modern analytical, discursive, and expository texts in Persian. The course explores, from an inter- and multi-disciplinary perspective, how different movements, genres, and rhetorical aspects of modern/contemporary
literature and culture have been perceived, historically contextualized, and critically positioned within the larger intellectual and scholarly domain in Persian. All texts will be read in the original Persian.
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PERSIAN 120 Intensive Intermediate Persian 10 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Prior to 2007
A year or more of advanced level Persian with emphasis on advanced grammar and vocabulary build up. Newspaper clippings, film reviews and cultural awareness through introduction of literature will be covered.

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PERSIAN H195 Senior Honors 2 - 4 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Prior to 2007
Directed study centered upon preparation of an honors thesis.

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PERSIAN 198 Directed Group Study for Upper Division Students 1 - 4 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Prior to 2007
Instruction in areas not covered by regularly scheduled courses.

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PERSIAN 199 Supervised Independent Study and Research 1 - 4 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2003, Fall 2002, Spring 2002
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PERSIAN 200A Readings in Persian Literary Texts 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2014, Fall 2012
Advanced topics in Persian literature from various periods of Persian culture and literary history.

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PERSIAN 200B Readings in Persian Literary Texts 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2011, Spring 2010
Advanced topics in Persian literature from various periods of Persian culture and literary history.

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PERSIAN 202A Persian Sufi Writings 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2008, Fall 2003, Fall 2000
Readings in all genres of Sufi expression, prose and poetry, with concentration on major figures.

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PERSIAN 202B Persian Sufi Writings 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2009, Spring 2004, Spring 2003
Readings in all genres of Sufi expression, prose and poetry, with concentration on major figures.

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PERSIAN 298 Seminar 1 - 4 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2013
Special topics in Persian. Topics vary and are announced at the beginning of each semester.

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PERSIAN 301A Teaching Persian in College 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2008
Lectures on the methodology of teaching Persian as a foreign language at the college level. Lectures on constructive analysis of English and Persian, classroom strategies, and the development of instructional materials. Required of all new graduate student instructors in Persian.

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