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PERS 300 Intermediate-High Persian I

Graded reading, writing, exposure to textual history, newspaper reading, and translation. Cultural materials presented as appropriate.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: One of PERS 104, PERS 201. (Or Persian heritage speakers with basic reading/writing skills (less than Grade 8 formal education in Iran).)


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
PERS 300 001Lecture1 Tue Thu12:3014:00

This course is designed for Iranian students who have finished grade 4 or lower at Iranian schools. Main goals of this class are developing skills in reading and writing in Persian, advancing Knowledge of Persian grammar and vocabulary, improving reading skill and developing a greater familiarity with Persian culture.

Prerequisites: Open to those who were born in Iran and studied in Iran up to (but not beyond) grade 6 before coming to Canada.

The benefits of Persian courses for Heritage speakers are:

" Polish both oral and written language skills.

" Learn more about your language and your cultural heritage.

" Meet students with similar interests and experiences.

" Increase career opportunities.

" Take classes that count towards a language requirement

To secure a place in a Persian language course, attendance in all class meetings is mandatory during the first week of classes. Students with unexcused absences will be dropped from the course.

If this course is blocked please sign up for the waitlist section. Students will be placed into the class based off our department priority guidelines. For more information please visit: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/undergraduate/department-wait-lists/ (Is the class blocked even though there are a few seats that are free? This is normal. Please check our website for what this means.)

BlockedPERS 300 W01Waiting List1 Tue Thu12:3014:00

Registering for this section does not mean you are enrolled in the course, this is a waitlist section. Students will be moved off the waitlist into the course automatically once there is space. For more information including our department priority guidelines please see: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/undergraduate/department-wait-lists/