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Persian Language Program

The Persian language program offers a variety of options for Stanford students with diverse interests and backgrounds.

First-Year Persian

AMELANG 144A: First-Year Modern Persian, First Quarter
One-year sequence. Modern Persian for beginners; concentrates on rapidly developing basic skills in speaking, reading, writing, and understanding modern Persian. Strong emphasis is on the links between language and culture. The course is based on a fully integrated multimedia program. Students will learn the language with an emphasis on communicative and interactive classroom activities.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Emami, A. (PI)

AMELANG 144B: First-Year Modern Persian, Second Quarter
Continuation of AMLELANG 144A. One-year sequence. Modern Persian for beginners; concentrates on rapidly developing basic skills in speaking, reading, writing, and understanding modern Persian. Strong emphasis is on the links between language and culture. The course is based on a fully integrated multimedia program. Students will learn the language with an emphasis on communicative and interactive classroom activities. Prerequisite: Placement Test, AMELANG 144A or consent of instructor.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Emami, A. (PI)

AMELANG 144C: First-Year Modern Persian, Third Quarter

Continuation of AMELANG 144B. One-year sequence. Modern Persian for beginners; concentrates on rapidly developing basic skills in speaking, reading, writing, and understanding modern Persian. Strong emphasis is on the links between language and culture. The course is based on a fully integrated multimedia program. Students will learn the language with an emphasis on communicative and interactive classroom activities. Fulfills the University Foreign Language Requirement. Prerequisite: Placement Test, AMELANG 144B, or consent of instructor. Fulfills the University Foreign Language Requirement.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Emami, A. (PI)

Second-Year Persian

AMELANG 145A: Second-Year Modern Persian, First Quarter
Continuationof AMELANG 144C. Expands students' proficiency in Persian language and culture at intermediate level through various texts and multimedia. It stresses oral fluency, written expression, and reading comprehension. Students will continue to learn the language with an emphasis on communicative and interactive classroom activities. Students will be introduced to contemporary as well as classical short poems by famous Persian poets like Rumi. Prerequisite: Placement Test, AMELANG 144C or consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Emami, A. (PI)

AMELANG 145B: Second-Year Modern Persian, Second Quarter

Continuation of AMELANG 145A. Expands students' proficiency in Persian language and culture at intermediate level through various texts and multimedia. It stresses oral fluency, written expression, and reading comprehension. Students will continue to learn the language with an emphasis on communicative and interactive classroom activities. Students will be introduced to contemporary as well as classical short poems by famous Persian poets like Rumi. Prerequisite: Placement Test, AMELANG 144A or consent of instructor.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Emami, A. (PI)

AMELANG 145C: Second-Year Modern Persian ,Third Quarter
Continuation of AMELANG 145B. Expands students' proficiency in Persian language and culture at intermediate level through various texts and multimedia. It stresses oral fluency, written expression, and reading comprehension. Students will continue to learn the language with an emphasis on communicative and interactive classroom activities. Students will be introduced to contemporary as well as classical short poems by famous Persian poets like Rumi. Prerequisite: Placement Test, AMELANG 144B or consent of instructor.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Emami, A. (PI)

Third-Year Persian

AMELANG 146A: Third-Year Persian, First Quarter
Continuation of AMELANG 145C. Prerequisite: Placement Test, AMELANG 145C or consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Emami, A. (PI)

AMELANG 146B: Third-Year Persian, Second Quarter
Continuation of AMELANG 146A. Prerequisite: Placement Test, AMELANG 146A or consent of instructor.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Emami, A. (PI)

AMELANG 146C: Third-Year Persian, Third Quarter
Continuation of AMELANG 146B. Prerequisite: Placement Test, AMELANG 146B or consent of instructor.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Emami, A. (PI)