PERS 520 Basic Persian II Select Term:
This course is a continuation of PERS 110 and the aims is to help students to improve the language and skills required for effective communication at the Basic level. It also aims to raise students’ awareness of the processes involved in learning to communicate. By the end of this level, students will basically be able to talk about their preferences, daily routines and schedules, work life, spare time activities, sports, shopping, social activities, celebrations and personal relationships, using the grammar rules and vocabulary they have learned. They will also be able to make comparisons, describe their moods, and express feelings and opinions as well as their experiences and future plans, using simple syntactic structures. Besides, students will have some ideas on Iranian scholars and the interactions between Persian culture, Turkish and other Western cultures.