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Fall 2019 Middle East GU4712 section 001
Reading and Grammar Review in Persian

Call Number 16207
Day & Time
MW 2:10pm-4:00pm
103 Knox Hall
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required Instructor
Instructor Saeed Honarmand
Method of Instruction Classroom (0
Course Description Prerequisites: Three years of prior coursework in Persian, one year of Persian for Heritage Speakers, or the instructor’s permission This course is intended to serve as advanced grammar for modern and classical Persian poetry and literature above the Advanced courses. It will provide an overview of the fundamentals of Persian grammar, as required for the reading of Persian texts in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. It includes extensive reading of classical and modern Persian prose and poetry, with practice in grammar and composition at a high level. Through reading and writing, students will review Persian Grammar concepts. Emphasis will be placed on the Verb system, idiomatic verbs, and expressions in colloquial and formal Persian. As an introduction to the fundamental structures, this course also involves grammatical foundations, reading and translating for research purposes. The materials are selected from the number of sources: A Grammar of Contemporary Persian by Gilbert Lazard and General Persian: Fundamental Structures by Ahmad Saffar Moqadam; and reading assignments that will be given throughout the course.
Web Site Vergil
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 3 students (20 max) as of 2:06PM Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Subject Middle East
Number GU4712
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Fee $15 Language Resource
Fee $10 Persian Materials
Section key 20193MDES4712W001

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