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Persian Language and Culture 2


Admission requirements

Persian Language and Culture 1.
This course goes in parallel with Media Persian, both courses must be taken simultaneously.


This course is a continuation of Persian Language and Culture 1 with an emphasis on more advanced grammar of Persian. In this course we will further discuss the form and the theory of Persian syntax. The vocabulary will be expanded through writing and translation exercises. The course will expand on the basic knowledge of Persian culture that students have acquired in Persian Language and Culture 1, and will address cultural aspects of Iran using advanced and academic texts in Persian.

Course objectives

Acquiring a thorough understanding of the principles of advanced Persian grammar and building a comprehensive vocabulary. On this basis, at the end of this course, students will be able to read, analyse and translate texts in standard written Persian on various topics and translate these texts. The spoken and written Persian is further addressed in the courses Conversation Persian 1 and Text Persian 1 that are also offered in the second semester.


The timetables are available through My Timetable.

Mode of instruction


Assessment method

Assessment and weighing

Partial Assessment Weighing
Written midterm exam 30%
Written final exam 50%
Presentation 20%


There is no resit for the presentation. There is a resit exam for the midterm and the final, which will count for 80%.

Inspection and feedback

If a student requests a review within 30 days after publication of the exam results, an exam review will 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.