Islamic Studies : This course is mainly on media Persian, especially news excerpts from newspapers printed in Iran. In addition to the news terminology, other complex expressions used throughout the news articles are discussed. The objective is to present a vast scope of vocabulary and news terminology, as well as different ways of paraphrasing to facilitate reading and translating complex texts from Persian to English and English to Persian. In addition to the media texts, there are weekly translation workshops in class on a variety of literary genres. This course is solely in Persian.
Terms: Fall 2017
Instructors: Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi (Fall)