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PR1002 Persian for Beginners 2

SCOTCAT credits:20
Academic year(s):2017/8
Level:
SCQF Level 7
Semester:2
Planned timetable:2.00 pm Mon to Fri

This module is a continuation of PR1001, developing reception skills (reading and listening), and language production (speaking and writing) in Persian. It also provides an introduction to elementary translation between Persian and English. Please note that this module is not designed for native or heritage speakers of Persian.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules

Undergraduate

Compulsory for Persian

Available to any other degree programme.

UG Pre-requisite(s):PR1001
UG Modules required for:PR2001

Postgraduate

Optional for Middle Eastern History Postgraduate Programme.

PG Modules required for:PR2001

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:5 language classes and 1 surgery hour.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 55
  • Guided independent study: 145

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 40%
  • Practical examinations: 20%
  • Coursework: 40%
UG As used by St Andrews:2-hour Written Examination = 40%, approximately 15-minute Oral Examination = 20%, Coursework = 40%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%
Postgraduate Assessment :2-hour Written Examination = 40%, approximately 15-minute Oral Examination = 20%, Coursework = 40%

Personnel

Module coordinator:Dr M Ghorbankarimi
Module teaching staff:Dr M Ghorbankarimi