Elementary Persian I

This is an introductory course in Persian that introduces students to Persian language, culture and novice-level appropriate literature and media. The course is suitable for both heritage and non-heritage learners with little or no Persian literacy. MEIS language courses are categorized as online for fall 2020: each week, some sessions will meet synchronously and some asynchronously, as students and faculty determine together. When health and safety conditions permit, we may be able to schedule in-person meetings.

Grammar, phonetics, and pronunciation of modern standard Persian, reading simple texts, and writing short compositions. Builds basic skills in modern standard Persian in preparation for reading classical Persian literature.






Fall 2020

Yass Alizadeh
MTWR: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM ONLI