PERSIN 1, Elementary Persian I, 5 units
Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC Foreign Language (required for UC only) • Prerequisite: None.
This course introduces basic vocabulary and the fundamentals
of modern Persian grammar, structure, and pronunciation
as well as reading, writing, and speaking. Using natural and
audio-lingual approaches, the course prepares students to hold
simple conversations in Persian and write short descriptive compositions.
Aspects of Persian culture, history, and geography are
covered as well. Students are required to review multi-media
materials (audio and video). Language lab is required.
PERSIN 2, Elementary Persian II, 5 units
Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Arts and Humanities), Foreign Language (required for UC only) • Prerequisite: Persian 1*.
In this course, students are expected to utilize the knowledge
of Persian in Persian 1 to expand their vocabulary and
familiarize themselves with various forms of the language. In
addition to preparing students for further language acquisition,
this course also acquaints students with important elements
of the literatures and cultures of the Persian-speaking world.
Language lab is required.
*The prerequisite for this course is comparable to two years of high