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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Part IB

This course consists of language work, building on the four major language skills of reading, listening, writing and speaking with a focus on presentations, aural comprehension and writing. In addition, you will read a variety of texts in modern Persian as language exercises, for reading comprehension and reproduction, as well as vocabulary building. The course has written and oral components.

You will be prepared to:

  • translate from Persian to English
  • answer comprehension questions in Persian, both in writing and in the context of an oral examination
  • answer questions in Persian
  • act as an interpreter, both from Persian to English and English to Persian
  • make a short presentation in Persian