Second Cycle - Institute of Middle East Studies - Geography of the Middle East
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
YDFA711 Persian I Compulsory 1 1 6
Objectives of the Course
This course is the first part of the Persian Language Teaching.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1 Students gain daily communication skills in Persian.
2 Students gain simple Persian writing skills.
3 Students can read simple Persian texts.
4 Students gain knowledge about Persian literature.
5 Students learn origins and development of Persian language.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Persian alphabet, words and sentences of the Persian Language.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 An Introduction to Persian Laguages
2 Persian Language and Alphabet (Alifba)
3 Persian Sounds and Alphabet (Alifba)
4 Vowels and Consonants (Vakeha ve Hemhvanha)
5 Definite and indefinite (Ma'rife ve nekere)
6 Singular and Plural (Mofred ve cem')
7 Noun and adjective (Esm ve sefat)
8 Midterm Exam
9 Genetive (Ezafe)
10 Suffixed Possessive Pronouns (Zamirha-yi molki-ye peyveste)
11 Comparative adjective (Sifat-i berter)
12 Present indicative (Hal-i akhbari )
13 Imperative (Fi'il-i emr)
14 Negative verb (Fi'il-i menfi)
15 Exercises (Temrinha )
16 Exercises (Temrinha )
17 final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Ahmet Ateş, Farsça Grameri, İstanbul 1972.
Farsi Biyamuzim/Farsça Öğrenelim, I, Tahran 1384/2006.
Mehmet Kanar, Farsça-Türkçe Sözlük, İstanbul 1992.
Yedullah Semere, Amuzeş-i Zeban-i Farsi, I, Tahran 1368/1989.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
The courses have been designed in form of face to face presentations and it’s required for the students to write a term project.
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Language of Instruction
Language Codes
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 15 4 60
Pre Class Self Study 15 2 30
Post Class Self Study 15 2 30
Midterm Preparation 1 10 10
Final Preparation 1 20 20
Total 47 38 150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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