Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Kelly Houck

M.A.; University of Texas at Austin B.A.; The College of William and Mary,

Kelly Houck



Iranian Cinema, Teaching Persian as a Foreign Language, The Mobile Distribution of Films


PRS 322K • Intermediate Persian I

41970 • Fall 2017
Meets TTH 3:30PM-5:00PM CLA 5.404

This intermediate Persian language proficiency course is designed for students who have completed Persian 611C or 612C or have been assigned to the class as a result of a DMES placement test.  The material for this course will consist mainly of articles, stories and audio-visual materials from the internet. Texts will be supplemented with vocabulary lists and exercises and explanations of cultural aspects of the texts. The reading material will also be made available in audio format. The course aims to expand active vocabulary to approximately 1000 words by the end of the semester and to help students reach an intermediate high proficiency in Persian. Students should expect three hours of class preparation for each class hour of reading, listening, and writing. Daily homework assignments are corrected & discussed with students on a regular basis.


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