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Intermediate Persian


Admission requirements

Persian Language and Culture 2, Media Persian


This course covers various Persian language skills as well as translation skills at intermediate level. The course builds on the Persian Language and Culture 2 course and covers more complex Persian syntax in addition to improving students’ knowledge of vocabularies in various fields. The course will make use of modern Persian texts. The course will also address cultural aspects of Iran using authentic and academic texts in Persian.

Course objectives

Upon completion of the course, students will acquire an intermediate level understanding of the principles of Persian language syntax and build a comprehensive knowledge of vocabulary from range of topics. On this basis, at the end of this course, students will be able to read, analyse and translate modern texts in standard written Persian on various topics and translate these texts.


The timetables are available through My Timetable.

Mode of instruction


Assessment method

Assessment and weighinh

Partial Assessment Weighing
Final written exam 80%
Presentation 20%


There is no resit for the presentation, only for the written exam, which will count 80%.

Inspection and feedback

How and when an exam review will take place will be disclosed together with the publication of the exam results at the latest. If a student requests a review within 30 days after publication of the exam results, an exam review will have to be organized.

Reading list

The reading list is available on Brightspace.


Enrolment through MyStudyMap is mandatory.
General information about course and exam enrolment is available on the website



Please note that the additional course information is an integral part of this course description.