Main field(s) of study and in-depth level:
Iranian Languages A1N
Explanation of codes
The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:
G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.
A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.
Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
The Department Board
90 credits in a language subject
The course intends to provide elementary knowledge in Old Persian. On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
* translate Old Persian text in transcription into Swedish or English * analyse Old Persian nominal forms by means of the categories gender, number, and case * analyse Old Persian verbal forms by means of the categories tense, aspect, mood, person, and aktionsart and account for the syntax of these forms * account for the basic sentence structure in Old Persian * know the names of the most important Old Persian inscriptions and approximately when they came into being * discuss the relation between language and the understanding of gender
Overview of the Old Persian grammar and reading of selected Old Persian inscriptions in transcription.
The teaching is in the form of lectures and practical exercises.
Examination is conducted through a written examination. If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the University's disability coordinator.
The course may not be included in a higher education qualification as an independent course if equivalent parts have been studied within another course that is included in the higher education qualification.