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.
The testimonials of ASPIRANTUM Persian language summer and winter school alumni are available here: https://aspirantum.com/testimonials
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.
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. 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)
Every week for 1 or 2 times the Persian language classes will be followed by a lecture in Persian language about Iranian linguistics, literature, political realities and history.
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.
The deadline to apply to the 6 weeks 2020 Persian language summer school is March 31, 2020.
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.
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.
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 https://aspirantum.com/scholarships
Each participant of the winter 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.