Armenian School of Languages and Cultures - ASPIRANTUM is organizing Persian language summer school in Yerevan, Armenia. The 8 weeks Persian language summer school will start on July 4, 2021 and will last till August 28, 2021. Applicants may also choose to participate in 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 weeks’ program.
The testimonials of ASPIRANTUM Persian language summer and winter school alumni are available here: https://aspirantum.com/testimonials
2021 Persian language 56 days’ summer school will help the participants to master skills in written and oral modern Persian, to read and interpret Persian texts from different periods as well as to rapidly deepen their knowledge in colloquial Persian.
The 8 weeks Persian language summer school offers 160 hours of intensive Persian language classes during 40 days of teaching (from Monday till Friday each week). Every day the participants will receive Persian language instruction for 4 hours as well as after class lectures and extra trainings. The classes start in the mornings and the schedule is the following:
09:00 - 10:00 - Persian language class
10:00 - 10:10 - Coffee Break
10:10 - 11:10 - Persian language class
11:10 - 11:20 - Coffee Break
11:20 - 12:30 - Persian language class
12:30 - 12:40 - Coffee Break
12:40 - 13:40 - Persian language class (fourth and final class)
Once a week the Persian language classes will be followed by a lecture in Persian language about Iranian linguistics, literature, political realities and history.
During the Persian language summer classes the following components will be covered every day to foster the Persian language knowledge of participants:
Grammar: Every day class will cover the main grammatical concepts of modern Persian language as well as parallels with classical Persian.
Vocabulary: During the 8 weeks course it is anticipated that the participants will learn around 1500 new Persian words from literary language as well as words used in everyday life.
Listening: The classes are scheduled in a way that participants with the guidance of an experienced instructor learn the Persian language through songs and movies as well as watching and listening to news and other short videos about interesting and sometimes funny topics and stories about Iranian realities.
Speaking: Every day the Persian language classes will push the students to exercise their speaking abilities through discussions, conversations and role plays about different texts and topics.
Writing: Each day the participants of the Persian language class will have assignments and homework to complete for the next day and the homework will primarily involve writing assignments.
Reading: Every day students will read and discuss political texts, prose and poetry, conversations and news. The corpus of texts to be read and discussed during the classes comprises different prominent Persian authors, daily conversations as well as news of the day.
ASPIRANTUM’s Persian language schools are organized in a way that undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and professors as well as anyone interested in learning Persian benefit from it the most. So everyone with upper elementary, lower intermediate and intermediate levels of Persian is welcome to apply and participate in ASPIRANTUM’s Persian language summer school from July 4 till August 28 in Yerevan.
The deadline to apply to the 8 weeks 2020 Persian language summer school is April 30, 2021.
To apply, please fill in the application form below.
Deadline for discounted fee:
March 10, 2020 (see discount details in the “Participation fee” section below).
Trips in Armenia
During the 8 weeks international Persian language summer school 5 trips will be organized to the most popular cultural heritage sites of Armenia. On the first day (4 July 2021, Sunday) the school will start with a trip to the Garni pagan temple and Geghard Monastery. During 4 other weekends the participants will have guided trips to Amberd fortress, Lake Sevan, Ejmiatsin, Tsaghkadzor, Bjni, etc.
Accommodation in Yerevan
Previously our summer and winter school participants have found great accommodation deals through airbnb. Airbnb works perfectly in Yerevan and it is very easy to search and find a proper place. ASPIRANTUM staff is always ready to guide you and help to find the best accommodation through airbnb. Please also check our detailed guide about how to find an accommodation in Yerevan.
There are several scholarships available to participate in ASPIRANTUM’s Persian language summer school. For details on scholarships, please check our "scholarships" section.
Each participant of the summer school may find other sources of financial aid from their own University/School/Community or other relevant foundations.
Letter of Invitation
ASPIRANTUM will provide applicants with an official letter of invitation to support scholarship and travel grant applications.
For more details and to apply please visit: https://aspirantum.com/courses/persian-language-summer-school-04-july-28-august-2021-yerevan-armenia