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Learn Farsi Summer School 2020


Deadline:

May 15, 2020


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Learn Farsi Summer School


6 weeks, from Jul 05, 2020 to Aug 15, 2020

Yerevan, Armenia

The 6 weeks Persian language summer school offers 140 hours of intensive Persian language classes during 30 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.

Armenian School of Languages and Cultures - ASPIRANTUM is organizing its third Persian language summer school in Yerevan, Armenia. The 6 weeks Persian language summer school will start on July 5, 2020 and will last till August 15, 2020.

2020 Persian language 42 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.

How to learn Farsi? 

The 6 weeks Persian language summer school offers 140 hours of intensive Persian language classes during 30 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.

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 6 weeks course it is anticipated that the participants will learn around 1000 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.

Levels:
This Persian language school is designed for participants, at least 18 years-old, who want to make well-grounded progress in their knowledge of the Persian language, deepen their knowledge of Persian grammar, colloquial speech and literary language.
The Persian language summer school 2020 will have 1 or 2 groups of up to 12 participants (the ASPIRANTUM Persian language groups during the last 2 years have usually had 2-11 students). The participants must have upper elementary, lower intermediate and intermediate level of Persian language knowledge before starting the classes with ASPIRANTUM. We do not offer beginner classes or advanced classes of Persian language. Below are the descriptions of mentioned levels:

1. Upper elementary level (A1-A2):
You know the alphabet and can read words and expressions sometimes with difficulties; You can write words, expressions and sentences in Persian; You master certain typical phrases in Persian and know how to write them; You barely understand everyday Persian language
2. Lower intermediate level (A2):
You have a certain amount of difficulty in understanding the Persian language except in very precise situations; You are capable of having a simple conversation in Persian; You understand a simple written text or isolated words in Persian; You still make a lot of mistakes of expressions, vocabulary and grammar
3. Intermediate level (A2-B1):
You manage to enter into a discussion but do not always find the appropriate turns of phrase in Persian; You manage to express your opinion in Persian and to understand the person you're speaking with; You understand voice recordings (radio, telephone, answering machine, skype, etc.); You have difficulty understanding a person who speaks quickly; You still make pronunciation, grammar and precision mistakes

Our instructors of Persian language have an extensive experience to teach students of mentioned levels in one group in a way that all students have a rapid growth in their knowledge of Persian language. Depending on the number of students ASPIRANTUM Persian language summer school may have 2 groups, where the students will be split according to their levels (in 2019 we had 2 groups).

 

Deadline:
The deadline to apply to the 6 weeks 2020 Persian language summer school is May 15, 2020.

To apply, please fill in the application form below.

Participation fee:
The participation fee is 3690 USD for the 6 weeks Persian Language course.

This price includes reading and writing materials, coffee breaks, welcome and farewell parties, transportation and meal costs during cultural trips, some dinners with guest speakers.

We will not cover accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, visa costs, insurance, travel costs to Armenia, from Armenia and in Armenia, any costs of accompanying friends or family members.

To apply please fill in the application form below.

Registered participants should send 100% of the participation fee before June 15, 2020 online or via a wire bank transfer.

Trips in Armenia

During the 6 weeks international Persian language summer school 3 trips will be organized to the most popular cultural heritage sites of Armenia. On the first day (5 July 2020, Sunday) the school will start with a trip to the Garni pagan temple and Geghard Monastery. During 2 other weekends the participants will have guided trips to Amberd fortress and Lake Sevan. 

For more details please visit: https://aspirantum.com/topics/persian


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December 26, 2019




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