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PR2002   Intermediate Persian 2

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 8

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 1.00 pm Mon to Fri

This is the second of two intermediate level Persian modules. In tutorials, applied language work uses passages from contemporary and modern writings, selected for their relevance to the understanding of contemporary issues, language and thought. In classes/lectures, representative literary texts provide insights into key themes in Iranian culture. By the end of the module the students are expected to be competent in: a) Reading and translating newspapers on contemporary topics. b) Conversing and engaging in discussion about contemporary topics related to the Middle Eastern and Iranian culture.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before or while taking this module you should take PR2001

Co-requisite(s): Before or while taking this module you should take PR2001

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 4 lectures, 1 tutorial and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 55

Guided independent study hours: 145

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 40%, approximately 15-minute Oral Examination = 20%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 40%
Practical examinations : 20%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

Module teaching staff: Dr M Ghorbankarimi